16 November 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Candida Höfer (b. 1944)
Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève Paris I
signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève Paris I 1997 C. Höfer 4/6' (on a paper label affixed to the backing board)
chromogenic print mounted on board
image: 22 ¼ x 23 5/8 in. (56.5 x 60 cm.)
sheet: 33 ½ x 33 ½ in. (85.1 x 85.1 cm.)
Executed in 1997. This work is number four from an edition of six.
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The Estate of Ileana Sonnabend, acquired directly from the artist
By descent from the above to the present owner
WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL
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