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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    Diane Arbus (1923-1971)

    Untitled 8, 1970-1971

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    Diane Arbus (1923-1971)
    Untitled 8, 1970-1971
    gelatin silver print, printed later by Neil Selkirk
    stamped 'A Diane Arbus photograph', signed, titled, dated '1970-71' and numbered '38/75' by Doon Arbus, Administrator, in ink, Estate copyright credit stamps and annotations in pencil (verso)
    image: 14 ½ x 14 ¾ in. (36.9 x 37.4 cm.)
    sheet: 19 7/8 x 16 in. (50.5 x 40.6 cm.)
    This work is number 38 from the edition of 75.


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    I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them.

    Diane Arbus

    Provenance

    Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    Diane Arbus: Revelations, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/Random House, New York, 2003, pp. 204, 263.
    Diane Arbus, Untitled, Aperture, New York, 2005, cover.