15 October 2010
Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948)
Ionian Sea, Santa Cesera III
signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Ionian Sea Santa Cesera 1990 Hiroshi Sugimoto 15/25 (on the mount); blindstamped with title and numbered 'IONIAN SEA 15/25 345' (lower margin)
gelatin silver print
20 x 24in. (50.8 x 70cm.)
Executed in 1990, this work is number fifteen from an edition of twenty-five
Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
Olivier Renaud-Clement, Paris.
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
Metropolitan Bank & Trust, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 6 February 2003, lot 741.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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