Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 139

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
LUCIEN CLERGUE (1934-2014)
Portfolio with 12 photographs, almost all are female nudes shot in Venice, Italy. Silver (11) and cibachrome (one) prints, 10 of the images measuring 9 1/2x14 1/4 inches (23.5x36.2 cm.), one is 6x8 1/2 inches (16.5x21.6 cm.), and the cibachrome 9x12 inches (25.4x30.5 cm.), the sheets slightly larger, with Clergue's signature, in ink, on recto, and his signature, title, the negative and print dates, edition notation 2/25, printer's credit, and reference number, in ink, on verso; each print is individually matted. Folio-sized silk brocade clamshell box; with the title page, a fragment from a rare book entitled Parte Presa Nell-Eccellentiss [Taking Part in Excellence], dated 1629; contents loose as issued. 1979; printed 1987