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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004 German)

    Office Love, Paris, 1976

    Price Realised  

    HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004 German)
    Office Love, Paris, 1976
    unique colour Polaroid print
    signed in pencil on verso
    3¼ x 2 7/8in. (8.2 x 7.3cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    People like Polaroids because they're unique. There are no negatives. You've got it once and no more. That's the charm and fascination about Polaroids -- that they can't be duplicated.

    HELMUT NEWTON, 2002


    Literature

    Newton, Sleepless Nights, Quartet, 1978, p.23 (original published version); Newton, Private Property, Schirmer/Mosel, 1989, pl.9 (original black and white published version); Newton, Pola Woman, Schirmer Art Books, 1992, p.122 (the present Polaroid); Heiting (ed.), Helmut Newton: Work, Taschen, 2000, p.249 (original black and white published version).