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Gift of the artist to Madame Tussauds, London, 2000, presented in exchange for photographing the wax figures in the museum's collection.
According to the Sugimoto Studio, the 29 vertical portraits in this lot are unique in this size. The remaining 9 horizontal portraits are outside the sold-out edition of 25.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MADAME TUSSAUDS, LONDON
For a selection of images from these two series: Brougher & Elliott, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian Institution/Mori Art Museum, Tokyo/Hatje Cantz, 2005; Spector et al, Sugimoto Portraits, Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin/Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2000.