About This Image

Unsigned, but vintage print, with "19" in pencil, circled on mount verso.Provenance: Helen Levitt; gift of artist to Sidney and Edna Meyers; Richard Moore Photographs. Levitt co-wrote the screenplay for the 1948 film, The Quiet One, with Sidney Meyers, who also directed. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1949. Levitt remained close friends with Sidney and Edna Meyers.See: Levitt & Agee, A Way of Seeing, (Viking Press, 1965), p.19; Phillips and Hambourg, Helen Levitt, (SFMOMA, 1991), pl.19.

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New York (Boys Playing on Pediment)
Helen Levitt New York (Boys Playing on Pediment)

Price $38,000

Main Image

Ref.# 16278

Medium Silver print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1939  Print Date 1939c

Dimensions 9 x 6-1/16 in. (229 x 154 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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