• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12724

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | London

    29 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)

    Fagus Shoe Last Factory

    Price Realised  

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
    Fagus Shoe Last Factory
    blind stamped with the number '5/25 929' (lower right); signed 'Hiroshi Sugimoto' (on the mount)
    gelatin silver print laid on cardboard
    image: 22 7/8 x 18½in. (58.4 x 47cm.)
    sheet: 23 7/8 x 19 3/8in. (60.7 x 49.2cm.)
    Executed in 1998, this work is number five from an edition of twenty-five


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    Provenance

    Galerie Serge Ziegler, Zurich.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Bregenz, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Architecture of Time, 2001-2002 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated p. 187).
    Washington D.C., Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Hiroshi Sugimoto, 2005-2006 (another version exhibited, illustrated, p. 187). This exhibition later travelled to Tokyo, Tokyo Mori Art Museum.