• Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    Diane Arbus (1923-1971)

    Patriotic Young Man with a Flag, N.Y.C.

    Price Realised  

    Diane Arbus (1923-1971)
    Patriotic Young Man with a Flag, N.Y.C.
    signed, titled, numbered and dated '45/75 Patriotic Young Man with a Flag, N.Y.C. 1967 Doon Arbus' (on the reverse)
    gelatin silver print
    image: 14½ x 14¾in. (37 x 37.6cm.)
    sheet: 19 7/8 x 15 7/8in. (50.4 x 40.7cm.)
    Executed in 1967 and printed in 1972, this work is number forty-five from an edition of seventy-five


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    Provenance

    Julie Saul Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1994.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMAGINATION BECOMES REALITY
    A SELECTION OF WORKS FROM THE GOETZ COLLECTION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY PROJECTS


    Literature

    D. Arbus and M. Israel (eds.), Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph, New York City 1972 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Sammlung Goetz, Diane Arbus, Nobuyoshi Araki, Nan Goldin, 1997 (illustrated in colour, p. 95).
    Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Wounds Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art, 1998 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, unpaged).
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Social Scene, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 51).
    Oberhausen, Ludwig Galerie, Der fotographische Blick, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 150). This exhibition later travelled to Saarlouis, Museum Haus Ludwig and Koblenz, Ludwig Museum.
    Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum, Diane Arbus aus der Sammlung Goetz, Mnchen, 2003.
    San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Diane Arbus Revelations, 2003 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 38). This exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts Houston; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Essen, Museum Folkwang Essen and London, Victoria & Albert Museum.