YASUHIRO ISHIMOTO | SELECTED IMAGES FROM BATHERS, CHICAGO
SELECTED IMAGES FROM BATHERS, CHICAGO
a group of 5 photographs, each signed in pencil and embossed with the photographer's credit in the margin, framed, 1948-52, printed later (cf. The New Vision: Forty Years of Photography at The Institute of Design, p. 54) (5)
Each approximately 9⅜ by 9⅜ in. (23.8 by 23.8 cm.)
These 5 photographs, with wide margins, are in generally excellent condition. There is occasional wear along the margin edges and corners. In raking light, occasional small impressions and/or deposits are visible in the margins.
Single Man: 'G 94'is written in pencil in an unidentified hand on the reverse.
Man and Two Women: The photograph is gently rippled along the left edge. 'G 85' and 'YISHRS 99008' are written in pencil in unidentified hands on the reverse.
Three Women Bathers and a Man: There is a 2-1/2-inch abrasion to the margin along the lower edge. 'G 90' is written in pencil in an unidentified hand on the reverse.
Several Bathers: The photograph is gently rippled along the left and right edges. 'G 84' and 'YISHRS 99012' are written in pencil in unidentified hands on the reverse.
Bathers, including two women and a man in the foreground: ‘G 86’ is written in pencil in an unidentified hand on the reverse.
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