Lot 573SMITH, W. EUGENE (1918-1978)
Saipan, . Gelatin silver print, 13 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches (332 x 266 mm), dry mounted, signed in pencil on mount (l.r.) and titled "Saipan" (l.l.). Fine example, probably printed 1960s.
Fully titled "Frontline Soldier with Canteen, Saipan, 1944," this harsh and powerful image of war was taken in the Pacific Theater, before Smith was seriously wounded the following year.
Sold for $8,125
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