Lot 54
  • 54

Flip Schulke (1930-2008)

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  • Flip Schulke
  • Ali Underwater
  • gelatin silver print
  • image: 59 1/4 by 39 1/2 in. (150.5 by 100.3 cm.)
  • frame: 60 1/2 by 40 5/8 in. (153.7 by 103.2 cm.)
Mural-sized gelatin silver print, framed, a Flip Schulke Archives label, signed and editioned '22/99' by Gary Truman, the photographer's archive manager, and Donna Schulke, the photographer's widow, in pencil on the reverse of the frame, 1961, printed posthumously 


While this mural-sized gelatin silver print has not been examined out of its frame, it appears to be in generally excellent condition. On the reverse of the frame are a Keith de Lellis Gallery, New York, label and a Keith de Lellis Certificate of Authenticity, signed by Gary Truman and Donna Schulke in ink. For further details on this lot, please contact Sotheby's Photographs Department: 212-894-1149.
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