6 March 2015
Peter Fischli (b. 1952) & David Weiss (1946-2012)
Der Furz (from the Quiet Afternoon series)
signed and numbered 'Fischli David Weiss 3/3' (on the reverse)
gelatin silver print
15 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (40.3 x 30.1 cm.)
Executed in 1984-1985. This work is number three from an edition of three.
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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J. Ponton D'Amecourt, Contemporary Photographs, Brussels, 1995 (another example illustrated p. 56).
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