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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    HIROSHI SUGIMOTO (b.1948 Japanese)

    Time Exposed

    Price Realised  

    HIROSHI SUGIMOTO (b.1948 Japanese)
    Time Exposed
    Tokyo: Mitsumura Printing, 1991.
    50 offset lithographs. Each with blindstamp title, date and number on mount. Each approx. 9½ x 12¾in. (24.1 x 31.1cm.) Title & list of plates. Additional plate IBM Courtyard Tokyo. Aluminium portfolio box & card slipcase.


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    This portfolio is from the first edition of 500.

    With this portfolio, Sugimoto brings together his seascape series in a specially-designed box and slipcase. This meticulous treatment of design and packaging stems from Japanese photobook tradition.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Literature

    Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History Volume I, Phaidon, 2004, pp.308-09.