• Post-War and Contemporary Art auction at Christies

    Sale 6706

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    12 September 2012, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 109

    Andres Serrano (B. 1950)

    Istanbul (Sisters)

    Price Realised  

    Andres Serrano (B. 1950)
    Istanbul (Sisters)
    signed, titled and numbered 'Serrano Istanbul (sisters) 3/7' (on the reverse)
    Cibachrome print
    40 x 32½in. (101.7 x 82.7cm.)
    Executed in 1996, this work is number three from an edition of seven


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    Provenance

    Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris.
    Galleria Ugo Ferranti, Rome.
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GRAZIELLA LONARDI BUONTEMPO


    Literature

    M. Wilson, A History of Andres Serrano/A History of Sex, exh. cat., Groningen, 1997 (illustrated, p. 40).


    Exhibited

    Rome, Académie de France à Rome, Incontri...dalla collezione di Graziella Lonardi Buontempo, 2003 (illustrated, p. 194).
    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Permanent Collection (another from the edition exhibited).