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Helmut Newton (German, 1920-2004) Sumo

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
148
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$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Helmut Newton (German, 1920-2004)

Sumo, from an edition of 10,000, published by Taschen, Cologne, 1999. Stamped/numbered "08058" and signed "Helmut Newton" in blue crayon on one of the opening pages. Collector's edition book with Philippe Starck-designed metal stand, 28 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 3 in. (71.6 x 52.0 x 17.5 cm).
Condition: Dust jacket with scattered tears including one at top of spine repaired with scotch tape.

Provenance: Collection of Maria Lopez and Stephen Mindich, Massachusetts.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

The dust jacket is toned along the edge and shows handling marks and creases, plus several abrasions and one tear. The interior looks much fresher. There is some dust between some pages and the edges of the pages are evenly toned. The lot does not have the original box.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

taschen, Maria Lopez, Philippe Starck-designed, Stephen Mindich, Economy of Germany, Erotic photography, Helmut Newton, Newton, Photography, Sumo, Visual arts, Cologne

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