Recent auctions: Photos not made by Weegee 1

Provenance: “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.”


Images from eBay.

This photograph was not made by Weegee.

Sold for $95.

Copied from original eBay listing:

“Vintage Weegee ORIGINAL 4×4 Undershirt Suspenders and Bow tie STAMPED Photograph

Original
4″ x 4″ Photograph
untitled

Portrait

Man in undershirt with Suspenders and a Bow Tie.

Original Weegee (Arthur Fellig) photograph

Printed circa early-to-mid 1950s from his original negative,

the image was printed and by Weegee himself.

There is his credit stamp on the back as shown.

Condition
NEAR FINE OR BETTER

1 original 4″ x 4″ B&W silver gelatin print

(circa late 1940s)

on double-weight fiber paper with lustre finish and narrow borders.

Tonally rich, bright and clean with a bit of handling.

Please examine the images I have included.

Though the print has a much finer grain than the images present,

they show you the actual condition of the photograph.”



Images from eBay.

This photograph was not made by Weegee.

Sold for $100.

Copied from eBay listing:

“Vintage Arthur Fellig Weegee ORIGINAL 4×4 Hunters Lodge Bar STAMPED Photograph

Original

4″ x 4″ Photograph

untitled

Portrait

Men in Hunter’s Lodge Bar

Original Weegee (Arthur Fellig) photograph

Printed circa early-to-mid 1950s from his original negative,

the image was printed and by Weegee himself.

There is his credit stamp on the back as shown.

Condition

VERY GOOD PLUS OR BETTER

1 original 4″ x 4″ B&W silver gelatin print

(circa late 1940s)

on double-weight fiber paper with lustre finish and narrow borders.

Tonally rich, bright and clean with loss to lower right corner as shown.

Please examine the images I have included.

Though the print has a much finer grain than the images present,

they show you the actual condition of the photograph.”

Provenance: “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.”

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