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    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)

    Big Nude I: Lisa, Paris, 1980

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    HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)
    Big Nude I: Lisa, Paris, 1980
    gelatin silver print
    signed, titled, dated and numbered '2/10' in ink (on the verso); exhibition label affixed (on the frame backing)
    85 x 39 5/8in. (215.9 x 100.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    Hamiltons Gallery, London;
    acquired 2002.


    Literature

    French Vogue, October 1980, pp. 226-227, within an image of the full first series of 'Big Nudes' installed together in a room;
    Lamarche-Vadel, Helmut Newton, Editions du Regard, 1981, pp. 15, 51;
    Lamarch-Vadel, Artistes, Paris, no. 7, January-February 1981, p. 44, first known independent publication of this image;
    Lagerfeld, Helmut Newton 47 Nudes, Thames and Hudson, 1982, p. 49; Helmut Newton in Moskau, The Photographic Work, Puschkin Museum, October 3 - November 5, 1989, p. 38;
    Newton, Big Nudes, Schirmer Mosel, 1990, unpaginated;
    Helmut Newton Aus Dem Photographischen Werk, Schirmer Mosel, 1993, p. 61;
    Haenlein (editor), The Artificial of the Real. Trcka, Weston, Newton, Scala, 1998, p. 160;
    Newton, Pages from the Glossies: Facsimiles 1956-1998, Scalo, 1998, pp. 434-435 (fascimile of original Vogue publication);
    Helmut Newton: Work, Taschen, 2000, p. 171.