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    Sale 7434

    Photographs

    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    BRUCE BERNARD (1928-2000)

    Lucien Freud standing with portrait of Leigh Bowery, 1990; Leigh Bowery posing with painting, 1994

    Price Realised  

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    BRUCE BERNARD (1928-2000)
    Lucien Freud standing with portrait of Leigh Bowery, 1990; Leigh Bowery posing with painting, 1994
    gelatin silver print and chromogenic print
    the first inscribed 'For Noel & June, with love/Bruce/January 1991', the second 'For June, with love on her birthday/1995/(Noel may look at it) Bruce' in ink on verso
    12¾ x 8½in. (32.3 x 21.6cm.); 13¾ x 9 3/8in. (35 x 23.8cm.) (2)


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    June Stanier was Picture Editor of the Sunday Times Colour Magazine from 1967-73. She was succeeded by Bruce Bernard, who remained until June's return in 1978. Noel Chanan, June's husband, is a documentary filmmaker and writer on photography.

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    Provenance

    Gift of the artist to the present owner, 1990s.


    Literature

    Moorhouse, Portraits of Painters: Photographs by Bruce Bernard, Tate Britain, 2002, n.p.