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    Sale 7722

    Photographs

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)

    Big Nude II, Paris, 1980

    Price Realised  

    HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)
    Big Nude II, Paris, 1980
    gelatin silver print, printed 1982
    signed, titled and dated in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps on verso
    18¼ x 14in. (46.3 x 35.5cm.)


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    From the key first series of Big Nudes, conceived as elements within a picture story for French Vogue, inspired by the full-length life-size portraits of terrorists made for identification by the German police.

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    Literature

    Lamarche-Vadel (ed.), Helmut Newton, Editions du Regard, 1981, p.52.