Ruth Bernhard

Dark Torso with Hands

1971

Gelatin silver print

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Description

Ruth Bernhard (German-American, 1905-2006).

This piece is final sale and not eligible for return.


Dimensions
Height: 7.88 inches / 20.02 cm
Width: 5.88 inches / 14.94 cm
Signature

Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse.

Provenance

Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc., San Francisco

Literature

Ruth Bernhard: The Eternal Body: A Collection of Fifty Nudes (San Francisco, 1986), pl. 38

Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernard: Between Art & Life (San Francisco, 2000), p. 14

Condition Report

This work is in excellent condition.

This print on double-weight paper with a surface sheen, is in generally excellent condition. 

Under close examination, there are some scattered shallow impressions. 

The photograph is printed to the image and the edges are worn.

'RB138' and 'OUT' are written in pencil in an unidentified hand on the reverse. 

The upper right corner of the reverse is soiled.

Art Period
Post-War
Movement/Style
Realism
SKU

BDT6J

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