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  • Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 5 April 2016, lot 75

  • Literature

    Barth, Weegee's World, p. 140, there titled and dated ‘Crowd at Coney Island, Temperature 89 degrees…They came early, and stayed late,’ July 22, 1940
    Stettner, Weegee, p. 52-53, there titled and dated Coney Island, the crowd turned to look at Weegee standing on top of the lifeguard station, 1938-1939
    te Neues, Weegee: Naked New York, cover, back cover, n.p., there titled Coney Island, 28th of July 1940, 4 o’clock in the afternoon
    Zuckriegl, Weegee's Story - From the Berinson Collection, p. 114-115, there titled and dated Coney Island, July 22, 1940

81

Coney Island

1940
Gelatin silver print, printed late 1950s.
10 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (26.7 x 33.7 cm)
'451 W. 47 Street' credit stamp on the verso.

Estimate
$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $35,280

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Photographs

New York Auction 7 October 2021