1905 - 2006
HIPS HORIZONTAL, 1975
Silver print, printed later, dry-mounted onto card. Signed in pencil on card recto. Signed in pencil by the photographer, titled and dated in pencil in an unknown hand with the photographer's copyright stamp on card recto. Unframed.
image: 27 by 33cm., 10 ½ by 13in.
card: 40.5 by 50.8cm., 16 by 20in.
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This print is in overall excellent condition. Unframed.
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Acquired directly from the Artist
Sale: Sotheby's London, Photographs, 19 May 2016, lot 25
Private collection, UK
Margaretta Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard: Between Art & Life, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2000, ill. pp. 50 and 143;
Ruth Bernhard: The Eternal Body, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1986. ill. pl. 49.