29 novembre 2009

Fournudes silver prints from Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006)

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006) "Dark Torso with Hands.". courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 11x8 1/4 inches (28x21 cm.), with Bernhard's signature, in pencil, on mount recto, and her signature, title, date, in pencil, and copyright stamp on mount verso. 1971; printed 1970s-early 1980s - Estimate $5,000-7,500 The Eternal Body, 38.. Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006) " Abstract Torso." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 12 1/2x10 1/2 inches (31.7x26.7 cm.), with Bernhard's... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2009

Ruth Bernhard, Classic Torso with Hands, 1952

Ruth  Bernhard, Classic Torso with Hands, 1952 Archival silver gelatin print, 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm) Signed on recto and verso, dated and stamped on verso. Dry-mounted. In pristine condition. Estimate US $7,000 - $8,000 Note: Ruth Bernhard is recognized for her elegant and innovative interpretation of the classical nude. Born in Berlin in 1905, Bernhard moved to New York in 1927 to pursue a career in photography. During this period, Bernhard became associated with the lesbian subculture of New York City, and became... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2009

Strong Performances for Fine Photographs Sale at Bonhams New York

Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958), "Nude" (Charis, Santa Monica), 1936. Gelatin silver print, mounted on slick white board, signed and dated in pencil on the mount; numbered '227N' by the photographer in pencil on mount verso, framed. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Sold for $109,800 NEW YORK, NY.- Collectors of fine photography were presented with several exceptional collecting opportunities at Bonhams’ highly anticipated Fine Photography sale on November 10th. Many of the 151 lots presented sparked strong bidding which... [Lire la suite]