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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015)
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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015)

Water Towers

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Bernd and Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and 1934-2015)
Water Towers
signed, numbered sequentially and dated 'Hilla Becher Bernhard Becher 1-9' (on the reverse of each photograph)
nine gelatin silver prints mounted on board
each photograph: 9 1/2 x 7 in. (24.1 x 17.7 cm.)
overall: 36 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (92.7 x 74.9 cm.)
Executed circa 1980.
Provenance
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 8 November 1989, lot 388
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
B. and H. Becher, Bernd and Hilla Becher: Water Towers, Cambridge, 1997, n.p., nos. 5 and 9 (two of the photographs illustrated).
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