19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
Fait -- Fact. Paris: Hazan, 1992.
Ocatvo (176 x 110mm). 70 photographs, 47 of which in colour. Original photo-illustrated boards (light bleeding from edge-dye onto the front board).
FIRST EDITION. An excellent copy of a fragile book. 'The accretions marking the land in Ristelhueber's aerial photographs of the 1991 Gulf War battlefields... form abstract patterns as logical or illogical as any in the paintings of Paul Klee or Cy Twombly'. The Photobook, vol. II, p.168.
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