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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    DIETER BLUM (b.1936 German)

    Tasting Freedom 5, 1998

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    DIETER BLUM (b.1936 German)
    Tasting Freedom 5, 1998
    oversized gelatin silver print
    signed and dated in ink on recto; numbered '1/6' in ink on backing board
    49 x 73½in. (124.5 x 186.6cm.)


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    This work is number one from the sold-out edition of 6.

    German-born Blum is a contributing photographer to the now iconic Marlboro Man advertising campaign.

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