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Arthur Leipzig (American, b.1918)
LOT ID: 70025
Coal Miner, 1955

Silver Print, gelatin silver print
15 х 15 in. (38.1 x 38.1 cm.)
Signed, on verso.
Lot description
Paper size is 17 x 17 inches (43.2 x 43.2 cm). Frame size is 24 x 23.5 inches (61 x 59.7 cm).

This print is framed in a beautiful frame by Stanhope Framers, a leading Boston fine art framer.

Arthur Leipzig started his career with the Photo League of the 1940s to later become a freelance photojournalist, traveling on assignments around the world and contributing work to such periodicals as The Sunday New York Times, This Week, Fortune, Look, and Parade. Encouraged by Edward Steichen to teach, the Brooklyn-born Leipzig has been a Professor at Long Island University for the past 28 years. Leipzig’s work is included in many museums including the Museum of Modern Art; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the National Portrait Gallery; and the Jewish Museum.

Sale of this print benefits the Photographic Resource Center, a non-profit arts organization based in Boston that serves as a vital forum for the exploration and interpretation of new work, ideas, and methods in photography and related media. www.prcboston.org
Coal Miner by Arthur Leipzig
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