• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7624


    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    ISMO HÖLTTÖ (b.1940 Finnish)

    Batman, Myllypuro, Helsinki, 1967

    Price Realised  


    ISMO HÖLTTÖ (b.1940 Finnish)
    Batman, Myllypuro, Helsinki, 1967
    gelatin silver print
    signed in pencil, credit stamp on verso
    11¾ x 16in. (30 x 40.5cm.)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    The present lot is one of only three vintage prints of this image. The other two prints are held in private collections, Helsinki.

    This image was taken in the Helsinki suburb of Myllypuro, one of the most well-known concentrations of 60s and 70s era government funded high-rise housing in the greater Helsinki area.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

    Pre-Lot Text