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Ruth Bernhard

'Classic Torso'

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March 17, 05:35 PM GMT


5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Details


Ruth Bernhard

1905 - 2006

'Classic Torso'

signed Ruth Bernhard (on the front and reverse of the mount); titled Classic Torso (on the reverse of the mount); and dated 1952 (on the reverse of the mount)

gelatin silver print, mounted

13½ by 10½ in.

34.3 by 26.7 cm.

Executed in 1952 and printed later.

Ginny Williams, Denver

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Ginny Williams, Ruth Bernhard: The Collection of Ginny Williams, Denver, 1993, pl. 20, illustrated

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernard: Between Art & Life, San Francisco, 2000, p. 64, illustrated