Weegee (Arthur Fellig) - Photographs New York Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Literature

    The New York Times, 'Crime was Weegee's Oyster', 20 June 2008; Gallimard, Weegee dans la Collection Berninson, p. 8, there titled Perched on a windowsill, ready to intervene; Porter, Weegee 1899-1968, n.p., there titled On the lookout; Vettel-Becker, Shooting from the hip: photography, masculinity, and postwar America, p. 75, there titled Roosting on a windowsill, waiting for action; Weegee, Weegee by Weegee: An Autobiography, n.p., there titled Roosting on a windowsill, waiting for action, all variant croppings


Covering the Morning Police Line-Up, Manhattan Police Headquarters

circa 1939
Gelatin silver print.
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm).
Annotated 'at Manhattan Police Hdqs.' in ink in the margin; annotated 'covering morning Police line-up at Hdqts.' and numbered '5503' in pencil on the verso.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $5,000


4 October 2011
New York