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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    ISMO HÖLTTÖ (b.1940 Finnish)

    Boy wearing joke mask, May Day, Myllypuro, Helsinki, 1967

    Price Realised  

    ISMO HÖLTTÖ (b.1940 Finnish)
    Boy wearing joke mask, May Day, Myllypuro, Helsinki, 1967
    gelatin silver print
    signed in pencil, credit stamp on verso
    15¾ x 11 5/8in. (40 x 29.5cm.)


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    The present lot is one of only two vintage prints of this image. The other print is held in a private collection, Helsinki.

    Taken during the important Finnish celebration of May Day, this image as was made in the Northeastern Helsinki suburb of Myllypuro.

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