Lot 5724 - ibid117 Ibid Photography - Wednesday, 09. December 2020, 12.00 AM

MICHEL COMTE

(Zurich 1954–lives and works in New York City)
"Carla Bruni, 1993". Safe Sex Campaign.
Gelatin silver print on baryta paper. Vintage.
Image dimension 49.5 × 49.5 cm; sheet dimension 62 × 63.3 cm.
Matted, framed. Verso with mounted certificate, signed "M. Comte", annotated, numbered 8/20 and photographer's stamp.

Literature:
- Beda Achermann (ed.). Michel Comte, Twenty Years 1979-1999. Munich, Paris and London, 1999 (ill. 207).
- Dario Cimorelli (ed.). Michel Comte. Not Only Women. Feminine Icons of Our Times. Exhibition catalogue, Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, 20.11.2010-23.1.2011. Milan, 2010 (ill. p. 46).

Provenance:
- Acquired directly from the photographer.
- Swiss private collection.

Apparently in pristine condition (the print was not unframed for the condition report).

CHF 5 000 / 8 000

€ 4 670 / 7 480

Sold for CHF 10 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.