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    Sale 12275

    Photographs

    20 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    Helmut Newton (1920-2004)

    Study on Voyeurism I, Los Angeles, 1989

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Helmut Newton (1920-2004)
    Study on Voyeurism I, Los Angeles, 1989
    gelatin silver print
    signed, dated and dedicated 'For Marilyn with love' in ink (margin); annotations in pencil (verso)
    image: 15 ½ x 15 in. (39.4 x 38.1 cm.)
    sheet: 20 x 15 7/8 in. (50.8 x 40.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Gift from the artist to the present owner Marilyn Grabowski, West Coast editior of Playboy from 1964 to 2009.


    Literature

    Helmut Newton – Illustrated N°3 – "I was there", Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, 1989;
    Playboy, January 1991;
    Helmut Newton Playboy, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2005, pp. 154-155, in the feature, ‘Here’s looking at you’.