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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    ISMO HÖLTTÖ (b.1940 Finnish)

    Girl with pigtails, Kontula, Helsinki, 1967

    Price Realised  

    ISMO HÖLTTÖ (b.1940 Finnish)
    Girl with pigtails, Kontula, Helsinki, 1967
    unique gelatin silver print
    signed in pencil, credit stamp on verso
    15½ x 11½in. (39.4 x 29.2cm.)


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    The present lot is a unique vintage print of this image.

    This image was taken in the Northeastern Helsinki suburb of Kontula, an area known for its concentration of government funded 60s and 70s high-rise apartment buildings constructed to house swelling urban populations.

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    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

    FEATURED ARTIST: ISMO HÖLTTÖ