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    Sale 7722

    Photographs

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    ANTON CORBIJN (b.1955)

    U2, Death Valley, 1986

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    ANTON CORBIJN (b.1955)
    U2, Death Valley, 1986
    oversized gelatin silver print
    signed on verso; numbered '4' in ink on printed label with credit, title, date and edition '4/15' on backing board
    28 x 61in. (75 x 155cm.) overall


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    This image appeared on the cover of U2's 1987 album The Joshua Tree.

    Number 4 from the sold-out edition of 15.

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Literature

    Corbijn, U2&i: The Photographs 1982-2004, Schirmer/Mosel, 2005, pp.134-35.