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    Sale 2050

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Sale

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 461

    BERND & HILLA BECHER (b. 1931 and 1934).

    Watertowers--E

    Price Realised  

    BERND & HILLA BECHER (b. 1931 and 1934).
    Watertowers--E
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'WATERTOWERS E 1988 Bernd Becher Hilla Becher' (on the reverse of the first element); numbered consecutively 'E-1--E-9' (on the reverse of each element)
    nine gelatin silver prints mounted on board
    21¾ x 17¾ in. (55.2 x 45 cm.)
    Executed in 1988. (9)


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    Provenance

    Sonnabend Gallery, New York


    Literature

    Watertowers, 4th ed., Cambridge 1997, pp. 146-150, 152-154 (an earlier print illustrated).