Lot 5779 - ibid121 ibid Photography - Wednesday, 07. July 2021, 01.00 PM

LILIAN BASSMAN

(1917 New York 2012)
Barbara Mullen, Blowing Kiss Variant, 1950.
Gelatin-silver print. Later print, probably 1994.
Image dimension 38 × 36 cm; sheet dimension 50.5 × 40.4 cm.
Fully signed and hand-numbered 21/25 on verso. Matted, framed (63.5 × 53 cm). Gallery label with printed legend mounted on the reverse of the frame.

Literature:
- Catherine Chermaef, et. al. (ed.). Lilian Bassman. Photographs by Lilian Bassman. Boston, 1997.
- Deborah Solomon. Lilian Bassman: Women. New York, 2009 (cf. ill. p. 127, slightly variant).
- Ingo Taubhorn/ Brigitte Woischnik. Lilian Bassman & Paul Himmel. Die erste Retrospektive. Heidelberg, 2009 (ill. p. 398).

Provenance:
- Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, 2010 (label).
- Swiss private collection.

Slight browning due to the framing, otherwise nearly pristine condition.

CHF 7 000 / 10 000

€ 6 540 / 9 350

Sold for CHF 8 750 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.