'DEAD PALMS, PARTIALLY UPROOTED, ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA'
large-format, signed, titled, dated, and editioned '5/30' in pencil and with the photographer's copyright stamp, dated '1986' in pencil, on the reverse, framed, 1983, printed in 1989
15 by 18⅝ in. (38.1 by 49.8 cm.)
This photograph, on double-weight Agfa paper, is in generally excellent condition. When examined in raking light, a few tiny deposits of original retouching are visible. The left and right margin edges are gently rippled. There is a fingerprint on the reverse.
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Sotheby's Paris, 20 November 2009, Sale 9027, Lot 100