Fine Prints & Photography

October 26 - 31, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 47
Sam Tata (1911–2005)
  • Sam Tata (1911–2005)
  • Sam Tata (1911–2005)
  • Sam Tata (1911–2005)

47

Sam Tata (1911–2005), Indian/Canadian

ROBERT FRANK, (NOVEMBER 9, 1924- SEPTEMBER 9, 2019), MONTREAL, 1977

Gelatin silver print; signed, titled and dated 1977 at Montreal to the mount
Sight 6 x 9.25 in — 15.2 x 23.5 cm

Estimate $800-$1,000

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

In the 1940s, Tata moved to India and met famed photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, who became both an inspiration and a friend.

In 1956, Tata immigrated to Canada and established himself in Montreal as a talented magazine photojournalist and portraitist of artists, writers, poets and fellow photographers.

Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto