CHARLES RAY | PLANK PIECE I-II
Important West Coast Private Collection
PLANK PIECE I-II
each signed, dated 1973 and numbered 7/7 on the reverse
gelatin silver print mounted on board, in 2 parts
each: 40 by 27 in. 101.6 by 68.6 cm.
each framed: 42½ by 29½ in. 108 by 74.9 cm.
Executed in 1973, this work is number 7 from an edition of 7, plus 2 artist's proofs.
These works are each in very good condition overall. Both photographs are secured verso to a mount, which is attached to the mat. The bottom left corner of the left photograph is very slightly curled outward, visible only under close inspection from a side angle. Framed under Plexiglas.
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Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner in July 1990