'BERGSTRØM AND MECCANO SET', PARIS, 1977
Silver print. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, with the copyright credit and reproduction limitation stamp on the verso. Matted.
Image 43.5 x 30.5 cm (17⅛ x 12 in.);
sheet 49.6 x 40.2 cm (19½ x 15⅞ in.)
This print is in overall good condition. With lightly rubbed corners and edges, and small loss of paper along the right edge. With a crease in the upper left corner, and a crease in the upper right margin, and handling mark in the lower right margin, away from the image. With remnants of tape along the top edge on the verso, and very slightly yellowed edges.
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Private collection, Italy
Acquired directly from the Artist by the previous owner.
Marshall Blonsky, Helmut Newton: Private Property, W.W. Norton & Company New York, London, 1990, pl. 40.
Françoise Marquet, Helmut Newton: Work, Taschen, Germany, 2000, p. 123, pl. 16.