12 February 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
North Pacific Ocean, Mount Tamalpais
blind stamped with the title and number ‘NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN 6/25 419' (along the lower margin); signed and numbered 'Hiroshi Sugimoto 419' (along the lower right edge of the artist's mount)
gelatin silver print
image: 16 5/8 x 21 ¼in. (42.2 x 54.1cm.)
sheet: 19 ¼ x 23 5/8in. (48.8 x 60cm.)
Executed in 1994, this work is number six from an edition of twenty-five
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in March 1995.
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Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss collection of Conceptual Photography, 2011-2012, p. 230 (illustrated in colour, p. 185). This exhibition later travelled to St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.
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