15 May 2008,
Price realised GBP 12,500
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
SUGIMOTO HIROSHI (b.1948)
Tokyo: Mitsumura Printing Company, 1991.
50 offset lithographs. Each with blindstamp title, date and number on mount. Each approx. 9½ x 12¾in. (24.1 x 31.1cm.) Title & list of plates. Additional plate IBM Courtyard Tokyo. Aluminium portfolio box & card slipcase.
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This portfolio is from the first edition of 500.
The first of many notable portfolios by Sugimoto, Time Exposed brings together his seascape series, packaged in a specially-designed brushed aluminium box and card slipcase. This meticulous treatment of design and packaging stems from Japanese photobook tradition.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1960
Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History Volume 1, Phaidon, 2004, pp.308-09.
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