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    Sale 1985

    Photographs

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 424

    ARNOLD NEWMAN (1918-2006)

    Jean Arp, 1949

    Price Realised  

    ARNOLD NEWMAN (1918-2006)
    Jean Arp, 1949
    gelatin silver print
    signed 'Newman' in ink and dedicated 'For Morris- from Arnold' in stylus (on the recto); signed, titled, dated, inscribed 'Vintage print, This print is virtually one of the last ones of this pose- very valuable. The negative is ruined- destroyed' in ink (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    13½ x 10in. (34.2 x 25.4cm.)


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    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to Morris Berd;
    by bequest to the present owner


    Literature

    Arnold Newman, Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst, 2002, pl. 34, p. 39