10 April 2008
JEANLOUP SIEFF (1933-2000)
Nu las sur un lit mou, Paris, 1969
gelatin silver print
signed in pencil, titled and dated in ink and credit stamp (on the verso)
11¾ x 8in. (30 x 20.2cm.)
Acquired directly from the artist
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The Best Nudes--5, Tokyo, 1980, p.79;
Jeanloup Sieff, Contrejour, 1982, p. 117.
The print is further annotated by the photographer 'Leica lens 21mm TriX'.
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