Lot 499
  • 499

HIROSHI SUGIMOTO | Lake Superior, Cascade River

200,000 - 300,000 USD
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  • Hiroshi Sugimoto
  • Lake Superior, Cascade River 
  • signed on a label affixed to the reverse
  • gelatin silver print, in artist's chosen frame
  • image: 47 by 58 3/4 in. 119.4 by 149.2 cm.
  • framed: 60 by 71 3/4 in. 152.4 by 182.2 cm.
  • Executed in 1995, this work is number 5 from an edition of 5.


Pace Gallery, London 
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2014


Chiba City Museum of Art, Tranquility, January - February 1996, p. 15, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution; Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, Hiroshi Sugimoto, September 2005 - May 2006, p. 136, illustrated (another example exhibited) 
Paris, Marian Goodman Gallery, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Surface Tension, October - December 2017 (another example exhibited) 

Catalogue Note

"In the Seascape series I deal with the first man on earth in a prelingual state, aware of him or herself facing the ocean, and understanding for the first time the separation between the self and the outside world."  Hiroshi Sugimoto