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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)

    Metropolitan State, Los Angeles, 1993

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
    Metropolitan State, Los Angeles, 1993
    gelatin silver print, mounted on card
    signed in pencil (mount, recto); blindstamped title, date, and numbers '20/25', '248' (margin); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed typed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 16 5/8 x 21 ¼ in. (42.3 x 54 cm.)
    sheet: 18 7/8 x 22 7/8 in. (48 x 58.2 cm.)
    mount: 20 x 24 in. (50.9 x 61 cm.)
    This work is number 20 from the edition of 25.


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    Provenance

    The artist;
    Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL


    Literature

    Tracey R. Bashkoff and Nancy Spector, Sugimoto: Portraits, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2000, p. 55.