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    Sale 12275

    Photographs

    20 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    Diane Arbus (1923-1971)

    Burlesque Commedienne in her Dressing Room, Atlantic City, NY, 1963

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    Diane Arbus (1923-1971)
    Burlesque Commedienne in her Dressing Room, Atlantic City, NY, 1963
    gelatin silver print, printed later by Neil Selkirk
    signed, titled, dated and numbered '60/75' by Doon Arbus, Administrator, various annotations in pencil with stamped copyright credit and 'print by Neil Selkirk' (verso)
    image: 14 x 14 in. (35.5 x 35.5 cm.)
    sheet: 19 7/8 x 16 in. (50.5 x 40.6 cm.)
    This work is number 60 from the edition of 75.


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    Provenance

    Galerie Thomas Zander, Germany;
    acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel, Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph, Aperture and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1972, p. 75.