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    Sale 7434


    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    DIANE ARBUS (1923-1971)

    Three Circus Ballerinas, 1964

    Price Realised  


    DIANE ARBUS (1923-1971)
    Three Circus Ballerinas, 1964
    gelatin silver print, printed later by Neil Selkirk
    stamped 'A Diane Arbus Photograph', signed, titled, dated and numbered '6/75' by Doon Arbus, Executor, in ink, estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps on verso
    14½ x 14½in. (36.9 x 36.9cm.)

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    This is a rare image. While it was among the group selected by Doon Arbus to be printed in an edition of 75 by Neil Selkirk, it is likely that only a small number of prints were ever realised.

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    With Zabriskie Gallery, New York;
    acquired by present owner, 1992.

    Pre-Lot Text



    This print is reproduced in Stourdzé, Regard Captif: Collection Ordóñez-Falcón, Léo Scheer, 2002, p.123.


    Valencia, Spain, Institute Valencia d'Art Modern, La Colección Ordóñez-Falcón de Fotografía, 16 October 1996 - 16 February 1997; San Sebastián, Spain, Sala Kubo, La Colección Ordóñez-Falcón de Fotografía: Une Pasión Compartida, 13 September - 8 December 2002; Brussels, Belgium, Le Botanique, La Colección Ordóñez-Falcón de Fotografía: Une Passion Partagée, 13 February - 18 April 2004; Segovia, Spain, Museo Esteban Vicente, Una Mirada America [An American View], 26 June - 9 September 2007.