Aug 13, 2020 - Sale 2544

Sale 2544 - Lot 60

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000

MAX DUPAIN (1911-1992)


Sleeping Boy.
Silver print, the image measuring 304.8x939.7 mm;12x15 1/2 inches, the sheet slightly larger, with Dupain's signature, title, and date, in ink, on recto, and his credit, title, and date, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1941.

Max Dupain was an influential Australian photographer known for his beach images, which captured the essence and lifestyle of Australia. A pioneer of modernist photography in Australia, Dupain's early images of beach-goers garnered attention from the gay community for their depictions of the male body.