Photographs from the collection of the Foundation of Estelle and Hervé Francès
HELMUT NEWTON | IN MY HOTEL ROOM, PLACE DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE, PARIS, 1976
Estimate: 28,000 - 35,000 EUR
1920 - 2004
IN MY HOTEL ROOM, PLACE DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE, PARIS, 1976
signé, titré et daté 'Paris, 1976' à l'encre
tampon du photographe 'Copyright Helmut Newton Paris, France' au verso
monté sous passe-partout
signed, titled and dated 'Paris, 1976' in ink
photographer's 'Copyright Helmut Newton Paris, France' stamp on the reverse
image: 17 ⅛ x 11 ⅜ in.; 43,5 x 29 cm
sheet: 19 ⅝ x 15 ¾ in.; 50 x 40 cm
This silver print is in excellent condition. A minor crease and a few handling marks in the lower right quadrant, not affecting the image.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Sotheby's London, Photographs, May 20, 2010, lot 83
Helmut Newton, Sleepness Nights (London, Quartet, 1978); ill. p. 119
Marshall Blonsky, Helmut Newton. Private Property (London, Schirmer Art Books, 1989), ill. pl. 15 (alternative title Hotel Room, Place de la République, Paris 1976)