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Joel-Peter Witkin (American, b. 1939) Humor and Fear, New Mexico

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
138
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$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Joel-Peter Witkin (American, b. 1939)

Humor and Fear, New Mexico, 1999. Signed, titled, dated, and numbered "4/10" in pencil on the reverse of mount, identified on a label from Catherine Edelman Gallery affixed to the backing. Toned gelatin silver print, sight size 16 1/4 x 15 in. (41.0 x 38.0 cm), in a Valdes, Santa Fe, custom-designed frame.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Purchased from the Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, 2001.

N.B. A copy of the 2001 invoice indicating that the work is signed, titled, dated, and editioned on the verso accompanies the lot.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sheet measures 19 7/8 x 16 in. and is mounted to thin board. Loss to l.r. corner of frame. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Catherine Edelman Gallery, Joel-Peter Witkin, Nude photography, Chicago, Fear

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