28 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Arthur John Fleischmann (1896-1990)
Balinese girl; and a mask dancer, 1937/38
gelatin silver prints
the second signed in ink by the executor of the foundation (on a label on the backing board)
8 x 6 1/8 in. (20.3 x 15.6 cm.) and 9¼ x 5¼ in. (23.4 x 13.3 cm.) (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired by the present owner from a descendant of the artist.
Set to be offered at auction for only the second time in its history, the mask is considered a masterpiece of African art
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