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Weegee

Portrait With Paper

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  • About this Photograph
  • circa 1950
    Gelatin silver print
    Artist stamp, in ink, au verso
    Printed circa 1950

  • Born Arthur Felig, the name WEEGEE has become synonymous with cigar chomping, police radio chasing photojournalism, a methodology he was a proponent of.

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  • PROVENANCE/This Print:

    This vintage photograph is a single-weight ferrotyped gelatin silver print, in very good condition, purchased from A Gallery for Fine Photography in New Orleans. It is a crisp image, with great contrast and bears his ‘WEEGEE THE FAMOUS’ studio stamp on the reverse.