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Louise Lawler

La Lecture, 1924, Femme au Livre, 1924, Positioned together, Tous les Deux, ensemble, New York

Louise Lawler

Louise Lawler

La Lecture, 1924, Femme au Livre, 1924, Positioned together, Tous les Deux, ensemble, New York

La Lecture, 1924, Femme au Livre, 1924, Positioned together, Tous les Deux, ensemble, New York

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Louise Lawler

b. 1947

La Lecture, 1924, Femme au Livre, 1924, Positioned together, Tous les Deux, ensemble, New York


Cibachrome mounted on Sintra

image: 26½ by 38½ in. 66 by 97 cm.

sheet: 30 by 42½ in. 76.2 by 108 cm.

Executed in 1985, this work is number 2 from an edition of 5. 

This work is in very good condition overall. Upon extremely close inspection and under raking light, a few minor and unobtrusive scratches are visible on the surface. There is evidence of faint discoloration at the extreme edges of the image, which is obscured by the mat. Framed under Plexiglas. 


Framed dimensions: 38 by 50 ⅜ in. (96.5 by 128 cm.)


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Metro Pictures, New York
Acquired from the above in February 1987 by the present owner
Christoph Blase, "Fotografie – in Szene gesetzt," Artis, Vol. 39, June 1987, p. 59, illustrated
Stuttgart, Galerie Ralph Wernicke, Kunst mit Fotografie, 1987, n.p., illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Geneva, Blondeau & Cie, Louise Lawler: Selected works 1980-2000 and ‘Helms Amendment (963)’, 2003 (another example exhibited)
Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Louise Lawler and Others, 2004, pp. 36-37, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Munich, Espace Louis Vuitton, No Such Thing As History: Four Collections and One Artist, 2014, pp. 14, 15 and 51, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)