Weegee - Photographs New York Friday, April 5, 2024 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    The photographer to Nancy Newhall, 1944
    The Collection of Graham Nash, Los Angeles
    Sotheby's, New York "Photographs from the Collection of Graham Nash," 25 April 1990, lot 322
    Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago

  • Literature

    Knopf, Credit Photo by The Famous Weegee, p. 70
    Barth, Weegee's World, p. 121


I Cried When I took this Picture (Tenement Fire, Harlem)

Gelatin silver print, printed no later than 1944.
10 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (27 x 34 cm)
Signed and inscribed 'To Nancy Newhall' in ink on the image; circular 'Weegee the Famous' credit stamp on the verso.

$4,000 - 6,000 

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Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 5 April 2024