6 April 2016
Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
Eiffel Tower - Gustave Eiffel, 1998
gelatin silver print, mounted on card
signed in pencil (mount, recto); blindstamped numbers '20/25', '950' (margin); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed typed gallery label (frame backing board)
image: 23 x 18 ½ in. (58.5 x 47 cm.)
sheet: 23 ¾ x 19 ¼ in. (60.4 x 49 cm.)
mount: 25 x 20 in. (63.5 x 50.9 cm.)
This work is number 20 from the edition of 25.
with Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
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Francesco Bonami et al., Sugimoto: Architecture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2003, p. 29.
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