Ruth Bernhard

German-American, 1905–2006

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During her lifetime, Ruth Bernhard shot almost exclusively in black-and-white, focusing on the sensuality of the human body, resulting in images that are charged with erotic power. In her silver gelatin print, Mother & Child, Joane (1963), a …

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Perspective II, 1967
Sold on Aug 31, 2021
US$5,100
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Gelatin silver print
34.5 x 20.3 cm
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US$5,100
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Aug 31, 2021
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Perspective II, 1967
Gelatin silver print
Aug 31, 2021
Bonhams
US$5,100
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34.5 x 20.3 cm
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Aug 31, 2021
Bonhams
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US$5,100
'Rice Paper', 1969
Sold on Jul 21, 2021
US$1,260
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gelatin silver print, mounted
18.1 x 24.4 cm
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US$1,260
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Jul 21, 2021
Sotheby's
'Rice Paper', 1969
gelatin silver print, mounted
Jul 21, 2021
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US$1,260
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18.1 x 24.4 cm
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Jul 21, 2021
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US$1,260
Hips, 1970
Sold on Jul 21, 2021
US$1,386
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gelatin silver print
24.8 x 17.1 cm
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US$1,386
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Jul 21, 2021
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Hips, 1970
gelatin silver print
Jul 21, 2021
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US$1,386
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24.8 x 17.1 cm
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Jul 21, 2021
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US$1,386
'Teapot', 1976
Sold on Jul 21, 2021
US$630
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gelatin silver print, mounted
33.7 x 26.7 cm
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US$630
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Jul 21, 2021
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'Teapot', 1976
gelatin silver print, mounted
Jul 21, 2021
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US$630
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33.7 x 26.7 cm
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Jul 21, 2021
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US$630
Nude and Shadow, 1962
Sold on Jul 21, 2021
US$882
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gelatin silver print
18.4 x 15.9 cm
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US$882
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Jul 21, 2021
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Nude and Shadow, 1962
gelatin silver print
Jul 21, 2021
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US$882
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18.4 x 15.9 cm
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Jul 21, 2021
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US$882
Classic Torso, 1960
Sold on Apr 9, 2021
US$3,825
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4% est
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Platinum-palladium print
24.1 x 32.4 cm
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US$3,825
Auction Sale
Apr 9, 2021
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Classic Torso, 1960
Platinum-palladium print
Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
US$3,825
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24.1 x 32.4 cm
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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US$3,825
'In the Box- Horizontal', 1962
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
US$8,190
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gelatin silver print, mounted, framed
49.2 x 27.0 cm
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US$8,190
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Mar 29, 2021
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'In the Box- Horizontal', 1962
gelatin silver print, mounted, framed
Mar 29, 2021
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US$8,190
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49.2 x 27.0 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
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US$8,190
'Sand Dune', 1967
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
US$6,930
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gelatin silver print, mounted
34.9 x 18.7 cm
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US$6,930
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Mar 29, 2021
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'Sand Dune', 1967
gelatin silver print, mounted
Mar 29, 2021
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US$6,930
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34.9 x 18.7 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
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US$6,930
'In the Box - Horizontal', 1962
Sold on Nov 27, 2020
US$9,450
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gelatin silver print, mounted
48.9 x 27.0 cm
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US$9,450
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Nov 27, 2020
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'In the Box - Horizontal', 1962
gelatin silver print, mounted
Nov 27, 2020
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US$9,450
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48.9 x 27.0 cm
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Nov 27, 2020
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US$9,450
'Carmen' (Dancer's Hips), 1951
Sold on Nov 27, 2020
US$3,780
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gelatin silver print
34.3 x 25.4 cm
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US$3,780
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Nov 27, 2020
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'Carmen' (Dancer's Hips), 1951
gelatin silver print
Nov 27, 2020
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US$3,780
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34.3 x 25.4 cm
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Nov 27, 2020
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US$3,780