17 October 2015
Bernd & Hilla Becher (1931-2007 and b. 1934)
Kühltürme (Cooling Towers)
(i) signed and numbered 'Bernd Becher Hilla Becher 1' (on the reverse)
(ii) numbered '2' (on the reverse)
gelatin silver print, in two parts
each: 15 ¾ x 11 ¾in. (40 x 30cm.)
Executed in 1973
Galleria Forma, Genoa.
Private Collection, Italy.
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B. & H. Becher, Typologies, Cambridge 2004, (another version Hamm, Ruhrgebiet, D 1970 illustrated, p. 77).
B. & H. Becher, Cooling Towers, Cambridge 2005, no. 176 (another version Hamm, Ruhrgebiet, D 1970 illustrated, p. 183).
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