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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 237

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)

    South Pacific Ocean, Tearai, 1991

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
    South Pacific Ocean, Tearai, 1991
    gelatin silver print, mounted on card
    signed in pencil (mount, recto); blindstamped title, date and numbers '12/25' and '360' (margin); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 16 1/8 x 21 1/4 in. (41 x 54 cm.)
    sheet: 19 1/4 x 23 5/8 in. (49.9 x 60 cm.)
    mount: 20 x 25 3/4 in. (50.8 x 65.5 cm.)
    This work is number 12 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

    Kerry Brougher and David Elliott, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 2005, p. 117.
    Hiroshi Sugimoto and Takaaki Matsumoto, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes. Damiani, Bologna, 2015, p. 82.


    Exhibited

    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Options 49: Hiroshi Sugimoto, 14 January - 12 March 1995.