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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 183

    ANDERS PETERSEN

    Price Realised  

    ANDERS PETERSEN
    Café Lehmitz. Stockholm: AB Tripod ETC, 1982.

    Quarto (258 x 240 mm). 88 black and white photographs. Original white boards, original photo-illustrated dust jacket.

    Gelatin silver print "Elfriede with Girlfriend," Hamburg, 1968 (308 x 240 mm), with title and copyright labels on the verso; both in black cloth folding case.

    First Swedish edition, WITH A GELATIN SILVER PRINT FROM THIS SERIES. A fine presentation copy inscribed by Petersen and dated 1983. "ONE OF THE FINEST PHOTOBOOKS OF THE DECADE" (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.318-9; The Photobook, vol. I, pp.230-1 ("Petersen captured what more distinguished names have failed to convey -- the authentic whiff of downbeat urban life"). (2)


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