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    Sale 7434

    Photographs

    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    JOHN DEAKIN (1912-1972)

    George Barker, Poet, 1952

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JOHN DEAKIN (1912-1972)
    George Barker, Poet, 1952
    gelatin silver print
    titled by Georgina Barker in pencil, numbered 'X0647' and annotated 'SIS Neg V' in another hand in wax pencil on verso
    8¾ x 12½in. (22.3 x 31.7cm.)


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    Provenance

    From the artist to Elizabeth Smart;
    by descent to her daughter Georgina Barker.


    Literature

    John Deakin: The Salvage of a Photographer, Victoria & Albert Museum, 1984, p.25, for a variant cropping.