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    Sale 1905

    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 503

    Thomas Struth (b. 1954)

    The Art Restorers, San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Struth (b. 1954)
    The Art Restorers, San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples
    signed, titled and dated 'Restauratori in San Lorenzo Maggiore, Neapel 1988 Thomas Struth 3/10' (on the reverse)
    color coupler print
    41¼ x 62 in. (104.8 x 157.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1988, printed in 1989. This work in number three from an edition of ten.


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    Provenance

    Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels
    Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya


    Literature

    H. Belting, Thomas Struth: Museum Photographs, Munich, 1998, p. 27 (illustrated).
    T. Weski, N. Bryson and B. H. D. Buchloh, Thomas Struth: Portraits, Munich, 1997, pp. 14-15 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Arts; London, Institute of Contemporary Art and Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Thomas Struth: Strangers and Friends, 1994-1995, p. 55 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
    Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, The Bigger Picture: Contemporary Photography Reconsidered, November 2000-Februrary 2001.
    Dallas Museum of Art; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art and Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Thomas Struth: 1977-2002, May 2002-September 2003, p. 117 (illustrated, another example exhibited).