Margaret Bourke-White (New York, USA: 1904-1971)

Margaret Bourke-White (New York, USA: 1904-1971)

Bourke-White is a renowned American photographer and documentary photographer, considered by many a trailblazer in twentieth century photojournalism. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first female war correspondent (and the first woman permitted to work in combat zones) and the first female photographer for Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.
Provenance: Acquired through Grazia Neri Gallery, Milan – an agency founded in 1966 which expanded to include a gallery in Milan as well as the organization of photography exhibitions across Italy.
Provenance: Milano, Palazzo Reale, 1998


Fort Peck Dam, Montana, 7 x 9 inches, 1936
First Issue of Life Magazine, 1936.

Written on verso: “La diga di Fort Peck, Montana” 1936
$2400 ON HOLD.

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