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Ruth Bernhard

'Two Forms'

Lot Closed

March 17, 05:36 PM GMT


3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Details


Ruth Bernhard

1905 - 2006

'Two Forms'

signed Ruth Bernhard (on the front and reverse of the mount); titled Two Forms (on the reverse of the mount); dated 1963 (on the reverse of the mount)

gelatin silver print, mounted

13¾ by 10 in.

34.9 by 26.7 cm.

Executed in 1963 and printed later.

Ginny Williams, Denver

Acquired from the above by the present owner

James Alinder, Collecting Light: The Photographs of Ruth Bernhard, Carmel, 1979, pl. 28, illustrated

Ruth Bernhard and Margaretta Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard: The Eternal Body: A Collection of Fifty Nudes, San Francisco, 1986, pl. 25, illustrated

Ginny Williams, Ruth Bernhard: The Collection of Ginny Williams, Denver, 1993, pl. 19, illustrated

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernard: Between Art & Life, San Francisco, 2000, p. 102, illustrated