About This Artwork

Weegee (Arthur Fellig)
American, born Poland, 1899–1968

Their First Murder, 1941

Gelatin silver print
26.7 x 33.6 cm

Gift of Mrs. Stuyvesant Peabody, 1952.480

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Master Photographers from the Permanent Collection," February 14-June 10, 1984.

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Distant Relations," May 8–July 18, 1993. (David Travis)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Bystander: A History of Street Photography," December 10, 1994-April 16, 1995; traveled to the San Jose Museum of Art, January 16-April 4, 1999. (Colin Westerbeck)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “In the Vernacular,” February 6–May 31, 2010. (Greg Harris)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Film and Photo in New York," July 21–November 25, 2012. (Katherine A. Bussard)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Max Kozloff: Critic and Photographer," October 5, 2013–January 5, 2014. (Michal Raz-Russo)




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