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        • Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
          Jun. 06, 2024

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)

          Est: £400 - £600

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) MIGRANT MOTHER, NIPOMA, CALIFORNIA, 1936. Hand-pulled photogravure, published in 1982 by Aperture, printed by the Photogravure Workshop, Silver Mountain, image size 300 x 235mm, edition 210/300, including laid paper enclosure with printed title and hand-annotated edition information, overall measuring 515 x 406mm. This photogravure was made from an original 1936 print by Dorothea Lange in the collection of the Oakland Museum. The plate was made by Jon Goodman and printed at the Photogravure Workshop, Silver Mountain Foundation, Millerton, New York and published by Aperture in 1982 in an edition of 300. Ex-Collection of Robert Kirschenbaum

          Chiswick Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Damaged Child" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Damaged Child" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 8.25 x 6.27 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Alabama Farm" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Alabama Farm" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 8.25 x 6.27 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "The Sherrif of McAlester" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "The Sherrif of McAlester" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.74 x 7.74 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Hoe Cutter" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Hoe Cutter" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.52 x 7.98 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Hoe Cutter" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Hoe Cutter" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.51 x 7.74 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Jobless" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Jobless" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.51 x 7.74 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Dairy Co-op Officials" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Dairy Co-op Officials" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.51 x 7.74 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "San Joaquin Valley" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "San Joaquin Valley" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.5 x 8.75 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Three Generations of Texans" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Three Generations of Texans" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 6.75 x 8.75 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Hop Harvesting" Print.
          May. 26, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Hop Harvesting" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, particularly her iconic photograph "Migrant Mother." Lange's photographs captured the plight of impoverished Americans and played a significant role in raising awareness about the struggles of the time. Born on May 26, 1895, in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange initially studied photography in New York City before moving to San Francisco. In the 1930s, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the conditions of rural and migrant communities affected by the economic crisis. Lange's most famo photograph, "Migrant Mother," was taken in 1936 and depicted Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year-old mother of seven children, in a makeshift camp in California. The photograph became an iconic representation of the hardships faced by American families during the Great Depression. Throughout her career, Lange continued to document social issues, including the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Her photographs captured the injtice and suffering experienced by these communities.Dorothea Lange's work has had a lasting impact on documentary photography and visual storytelling. She passed away on October 11, 1965, leaving behind a powerful body of work that continues to be studied and appreciated to this day. Measures 7.52 x 9.48 Printed circa 1970s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32).
          May. 16, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32).

          Est: $100,000 - $150,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32). Silver print, the image measuring 9⅜x7¼ inches (23.8x18.4 cm.), the sheet 10x8 inches (25.4x20.3 cm.), with Lange's F.S.A. credit stamp, a Farm Security Administration stamp, the typed title and date, and the RA number in pencil, on verso. March 1936 Provenance: A Private Collection of an Artist, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Dorothea Lange believed strongly in the camera's ability to effect change and powerfully illustrate injustice and inequalities. Her images are both deeply empathetic and outraged, and her methods--open, instinctual, responsive, and intimate--created some of the most enduring and iconic images from the period. "Open yourself as wide as you can, like a piece of unexposed, sensitized material," she wrote. Migrant Mother's creation and subsequent transformation to cultural icon is well documented. Lange made this image, along with six other frames, of the same woman, Florence Owens Thompson, in 1936. Taken in early March, by the 11th of that month it had been reproduced to thousands of newspaper readers for the first time (in the San Francisco News accompanying an editorial titled "What Does the ‘New Deal' Mean to This Mother and Her Children?"). Since then, its power and visual impact has only grown and multiplied, becoming one of the most recognizable and reproduced images in the world. It has not lost its ability to move and connect, a testament to Lange's enduring empathy and abilities as a photographer.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) A Sign of the Times (Depression - Mended Stockings, Stenographer, San Francisco).
          May. 16, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) A Sign of the Times (Depression - Mended Stockings, Stenographer, San Francisco).

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) A Sign of the Times (Depression - Mended Stockings, Stenographer, San Francisco). Silver print, the image measuring 11⅞x9¼ inches (30.2x23.5 cm.), the sheet 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), with The Oakland Museum Dorothea Lange blind stamp on recto, and the museum's stamp with the credit and copyright information and the title, negative date, and negative number in ink, on verso. 1934; printed circa 1990s

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Sharecropper boy near Chesnee, South Carolina.
          May. 16, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Sharecropper boy near Chesnee, South Carolina.

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Sharecropper boy near Chesnee, South Carolina. Silver print, the image measuring 7½x9½ inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), with Lange's FSA credit stamp, the Farm Security Administration stamp, and a numeric notation in pencil on verso. 1937

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Girl on porch, Macon County, Georgia, July 1937.
          May. 16, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Girl on porch, Macon County, Georgia, July 1937.

          Est: $2,500 - $3,500

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Girl on porch, Macon County, Georgia, July 1937. Silver print, the image measuring 7½x9½ inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), with Lange's FSA credit stamp, the Farm Security Administration stamp, a numeric notation in pencil, and the typed location and date, on verso. 1937

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Ex-tenant farmer on relief grant in the Imperial Valley, California.
          May. 16, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Ex-tenant farmer on relief grant in the Imperial Valley, California.

          Est: $2,000 - $3,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Ex-tenant farmer on relief grant in the Imperial Valley, California. Silver print, the image measuring 7⅝x9½ inches (19.4x24.1 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Lange's F.S.A. credit stamp, a Farm Security Administration stamp, the typed title and date, and the RA number in pencil, on verso. March 1937

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7 x 8.75 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7 x 8.75 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7.25 x 9.48 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7.27 x 9.5 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7.75 x 9.75 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7.25 x 9.75 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7.27 x 8.75 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.
          May. 12, 2024

          Dorothea Lange "Untitled" Print.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her powerful and iconic photographs taken during the Great Depression era, which captured the struggles and resilience of the American people. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, Lange developed a passion for photography early in life and went on to study photography in New York City. In the 1930s, she documented the effects of the Great Depression on individuals and families across the United States. Lange's photographs humanized the hardships faced by Americans during that time, bringing attention to poverty, unemployment, and the social and economic inequalities of the era. One of Lange's most famous photographs is "Migrant Mother" (1936), which depicts a destitute mother, Florence Owens Thompson, surrounded by her children. This image became an iconic representation of the struggles faced by migrant workers during the Depression and remains one of the most recognizable photographs in American history. Lange's work was instrumental in shaping the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. Her empathetic and compassionate approach to photographing people in difficult circumstances helped to create awareness and bring about social change. She believed that photography could be a tool for social justice and used her camera to shed light on the conditions faced by marginalized communities.Throughout her career, Lange worked for various government agencies, including the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Her photographs were widely published and exhibited, and her body of work continues to be celebrated for its artistic and historical significance. Dorothea Lange's photographs remain as a testament to the power of visual storytelling and the ability of images to evoke empathy and provoke social change. Her legacy as a pioneering documentary photographer continues to inspire and influence generations of photographers. Measures 7.5 x 7.75 Printed circa 2000s Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

          Morgan Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange - Migrant Mother
          Apr. 27, 2024

          Dorothea Lange - Migrant Mother

          Est: $500 - $1,000

          Photolitho

          Morgan Auctions
        • Oklahoma Dust Bowl Refugees in San Fernando, California
          Apr. 10, 2024

          Oklahoma Dust Bowl Refugees in San Fernando, California

          Est: $6,000 - $9,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 Oklahoma Dust Bowl Refugees in San Fernando, California ferrotyped gelatin silver print, Resettlement Administration, photographer's credit, and 'RA 2613-C' stamps image: 7 by 9¾ in. (17.8 by 24.8 cm.) Executed in 1935. Please note that this lot will not be on view during the sale exhibition. It is located at our Long Island City, New York storage facility. If you would like to examine it in person before the sale please contact Anjli Patel at [email protected]

          Sotheby's
        • Portrait Study
          Apr. 10, 2024

          Portrait Study

          Est: $6,000 - $9,000

          Art House: The Collection of Chara Schreyer Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 Portrait Study gelatin silver print, the photographer's '1163 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, California' stamp and annotation '1R-20#12' in pencil on the reverse, framed image: 3⅞ by 3¾ in. (9.8 by 9.5 cm.) frame: 14 by 13¾ in. (35.6 by 34.9 cm.) Executed circa 1935, probably printed in the 1950s.

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        • Woman of the High Plains, Texas Panhandle
          Apr. 10, 2024

          Woman of the High Plains, Texas Panhandle

          Est: $25,000 - $35,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 Woman of the High Plains, Texas Panhandle gelatin silver print, flush-mounted to processed photographic paper, framed, George Abrams, AlphaBits Inc., letterhead and other fragments on the reverse image: 12¾ by 10⅛ in. (32.4 by 25.7 cm.) frame: 22½ by 19½ in. (57.2 by 49.5 cm.) Executed in 1938, probably printed in the 1940s or early 1950s.

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        • Dorothea Lange (1895-1965); Alabama Plow Girl Near Eutaw, Alabama, July 1936;
          Apr. 05, 2024

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965); Alabama Plow Girl Near Eutaw, Alabama, July 1936;

          Est: $4,000 - $6,000

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Alabama Plow Girl Near Eutaw, Alabama, July 1936, 1936 Ferrotyped gelatin silver print; the photographer's Farm Security Administration credit stamp and typed title and date on the reverse, a San Francisco Museum of Modern Art label on the reverse of the mat, framed. 7 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (19.1 x 19.7 cm.) sheet 10 x 8 1/8 in. (25.4 x 20.7 cm.)

          Bonhams
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) A Woman Called Queen, North Carolina, 1939 numbe
          Apr. 03, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) A Woman Called Queen, North Carolina, 1939 numbe

          Est: $8,000 - $12,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) A Woman Called Queen, North Carolina, 1939 numbered '38 145-3' in crayon (flush mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed labels (frame backing) image/sheet/flush mount: 10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.7 cm.)

          Christie's
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) Demonstration, San Francisco, 1934 signed and da
          Apr. 03, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) Demonstration, San Francisco, 1934 signed and da

          Est: $8,000 - $12,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) Demonstration, San Francisco, 1934 signed and dated in pencil (mount, recto); credited, titled and dated on affixed museum label (frame backing) image/sheet: 9 x 7 in. (22.8 x 17.7 cm.) mount: 10 x 7 5⁄8 in. (25.4 x 19.3 cm.)

          Christie's
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Portrait of a Young Boy, 1929 signed and dated i
          Feb. 22, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Portrait of a Young Boy, 1929 signed and dated i

          Est: $5,000 - $7,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Portrait of a Young Boy, 1929 signed and dated in pencil (secondary mount, recto); credited, titled, and dated on affixed Sir Elton John Photography collection and gallery labels (mat backing board) image/sheet: 4 ½ x 3 ½ in. (11.4 x 8.9 cm.) mount: 4 5⁄8 x 3 5⁄8 in. (11.7 x 9.2 cm.) secondary mount: 7 x 4 5⁄8 in. (17.7 x 11.7 cm.)

          Christie's
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) Untitled (Portrait of an unknown man), 1934 sign
          Feb. 22, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) Untitled (Portrait of an unknown man), 1934 sign

          Est: $4,000 - $6,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895–1965) Untitled (Portrait of an unknown man), 1934 signed and dated in pencil (mount, recto); stamped photographer's Berkeley studio credit in ink (mount, verso) image/sheet: 9 1⁄8 x 7 ¼ in. (23.1 x 18.4 cm.) mount: 10 x 7 7⁄8 in. (25.4 x 20 cm.)

          Christie's
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Hoeing, near Yazoo City, Mississippi.
          Feb. 15, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Hoeing, near Yazoo City, Mississippi.

          Est: $12,000 - $18,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Hoeing, near Yazoo City, Mississippi. Silver print, the image measuring 16x21¼ inches (40.6x54 cm.), flush mounted, with numeric notations in pencil in an unknown hand on mount verso. June 1937; printed 1950s Provenance: John Dixon Collection; to Houk Gallery, Chicago; to the Collection of Dr. James and Debra Pearl

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) J.R. Butler, Head of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, Tennessee.
          Feb. 15, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) J.R. Butler, Head of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, Tennessee.

          Est: $10,000 - $15,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) J.R. Butler, Head of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, Tennessee. Silver print, the image measuring 12⅝x10¼ inches (32.1x26 cm.), flush mounted, with Lange's Euclid Avenue stamp and notations in pencil on mount verso. June 1938; printed 1940s Provenance: John Dixon Collection; to the Collection of Dr. James and Debra Pearl

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Daughter of a Mexican field laborer. Near Chandler, Ariz.
          Feb. 15, 2024

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Daughter of a Mexican field laborer. Near Chandler, Ariz.

          Est: $6,000 - $9,000

          DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965) Daughter of a Mexican field laborer. Near Chandler, Ariz. Silver print, the image measuring 7½x7⅝ inches (19.1x19.4 cm.), with Lange's F.S.A. credit stamp, the Farm Security Administration stamp, the RA number in pencil, and the typed title and date, on verso. May 1937

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • Dorothea Lange 1895-1965 Funeral Cortège End of an Era in a Small Valley Town
          Dec. 19, 2023

          Dorothea Lange 1895-1965 Funeral Cortège End of an Era in a Small Valley Town

          Est: €2,000 - €3,000

          annotata a penna al retroopera in cornice

          Cambi Casa d'Aste
        • 2 Variants of Migrant Mother
          Dec. 18, 2023

          2 Variants of Migrant Mother

          Est: $6,000 - $9,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 2 gelatin silver prints, one mounted, each with the Resettlement Administration's numeric notations in the negatives, framed, 1936, printed later images: 7⅛ by 9⅜ in. (18.1 by 23.8 cm.) frames: 15½ by 17 in. (39.4 by 43.2 cm.)

          Sotheby's
        • Arkansas Sharecroppers
          Dec. 18, 2023

          Arkansas Sharecroppers

          Est: $7,000 - $10,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 gelatin silver print, flush-mounted, framed, a Bruce Silverstein label on the reverse, circa 1937, printed before 1965 image: 10⅝ by 13⅝ in. (27 by 34.6 cm.) frame: 21¼ by 18¾ in. (54 by 47.6 cm.)

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        • Farm Tulare County (Bitter Years)
          Dec. 18, 2023

          Farm Tulare County (Bitter Years)

          Est: $8,000 - $12,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 gelatin silver print, framed, 1938, printed later image: 7⅜ by 9½ in. (18.7 by 24.1 cm.) frame: 16¼ by 17½ in. (41.3 by 44.5 cm.)

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        • Cotton Picker, San Joanquin Valley, California
          Dec. 18, 2023

          Cotton Picker, San Joanquin Valley, California

          Est: $10,000 - $15,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 gelatin silver print, flush-mounted, framed, 1938, printed before 1965; accompanied by a Bruce Silverstein Photography label image: 15½ by 22 in. (39.4 by 55.9 cm.) frame: 23⅝ by 29⅝ in. (60 by 75.2 cm.)

          Sotheby's
        • Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), Portrait of Ruth Alden Langdon, 1921, Gelatin silver print on paper hinged to matboard, as issued, Image/Sheet: 8.125" H x 6" W; Original matboard: 9" H x 6.375" W
          Dec. 06, 2023

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), Portrait of Ruth Alden Langdon, 1921, Gelatin silver print on paper hinged to matboard, as issued, Image/Sheet: 8.125" H x 6" W; Original matboard: 9" H x 6.375" W

          Est: $2,000 - $3,000

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Portrait of Ruth Alden Langdon, 1921 Gelatin silver print on paper tipped to a thin board mount, as issued Signed and dated in pencil on the mount, at right: Dorothea Lange; inscribed in pencil, presumably in another hand on the mount, verso: Florence Dunnum [sic] / S.F. Society

          John Moran Auctioneers
        • Dorothea Lange, Pare Lorentz and Paul Ivano Making Resettlement Film Near Bakersfield, California
          Dec. 01, 2023

          Dorothea Lange, Pare Lorentz and Paul Ivano Making Resettlement Film Near Bakersfield, California

          Est: $2,000 - $3,000

          Dorothea Lange Pare Lorentz and Paul Ivano Making Resettlement Film Near Bakersfield, California 1935 vintage gelatin silver print image: 7.5 h x 7.5 w in (19 x 19 cm) mount: 9.5 h x 11.75 w in (24 x 30 cm) Signed, titled and numbered to recto to mount 'By Dorothea Lange RA 958-E Pare Lorentz and Paul Ivano making Resettlement film near Bakersfield, California'. Printed U.S. government mark to recto to mount 'Resettlement Administration' with handwritten notation 'Nov. 1935' and 'Lange'. Provenance: The Stephen White Collection This work will ship from Los Angeles, California.

          Los Angeles Modern Auctions
        • Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
          Nov. 30, 2023

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)

          Est: £800 - £1,200

          Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) GARMENT WORKERS LEAVE FACTORIES FOR NOON HOUR, SEVENTH AVENUE AND WEST 28TH STREET, NEW YORK, 1936. Ferrotyped silver gelatin print, image size 244 x 195mm, sheet size 255 x 208mm, typewritten title and date, noting that this image was used as 'Background for Hightstown Project Photographs' verso, with Farm Security Administration credit and usage stamps, one hand-annotated 'Lange', and numbered '9133C' in pencil verso.

          Chiswick Auctions
        • Market Street
          Oct. 25, 2023

          Market Street

          Est: $6,000 - $9,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 Market Street  ferrotyped gelatin silver print, the photographer's '1163 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, California' stamp on the reverse, framed, 1952, printed later image: 7¾ by 7¾ in. (19.7 by 19.7 cm.) frame: 16½ by 15⅞ in. (41.9 by 14.9 cm.)

          Sotheby's
        • Street Demonstration, San Francisco
          Oct. 25, 2023

          Street Demonstration, San Francisco

          Est: $20,000 - $30,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 Street Demonstration, San Francisco  gelatin silver print, signed and dated in ink on the image, mounted, framed, 1933, probably printed in the 1930s image: 9½ by 7¼ in. (24.1 by 18.4 cm.) frame: 16¾ by 13½ in. (42.5 by 34.3 cm.)

          Sotheby's
        • Demonstration, San Francisco, 1933
          Oct. 25, 2023

          Demonstration, San Francisco, 1933

          Est: $10,000 - $15,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 Demonstration, San Francisco, 1933  gelatin silver print, signed and dated in pencil on the image, flush-mounted, mounted again, the photographer's '1163 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, California,' stamp on the reverse, framed, 1933 image: 4⅝ by 5¼ in. (11.7 by 13.5 cm.) frame: 14¾ by 15¼ in. (37.5 by 38.6 cm.)

          Sotheby's
        • White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
          Oct. 25, 2023

          White Angel Breadline, San Francisco

          Est: $100,000 - $200,000

          Dorothea Lange 1895 - 1965 White Angel Breadline, San Francisco gelatin silver print, title and date in pencil and with the photographer's '1163 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, California, Telephone Landscape 4-3880' stamp on the reverse, framed, 1933, printed circa 1950 image: 10⅜ by 8¾ in. (26.4 by 22.2 cm.) frame: 20¾ by 16¾ in. (52.7 by 42.5 cm.)

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