11 November 2004
Bernd & Hilla Becher (b.1931 & b.1934)
Blast Furnace Heads B
signed and titled 'BLAST FURNACE HEADS B Bernd Becher Hilla Becher' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse of the first photograph) and numbered consecutively (B1-B9) (on the reverse of each photograph)
nine gelatin silver prints mounted on board
each: 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed in 2000.
Sonnabend, New York
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B. and H. Becher, Blast Furnaces, Cambridge 1990 (illustrated).
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