Shomei Tomatsu

Japanese, 1930–2012

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With a career spanning over 50 years, Shomei Tomatsu is widely considered among the most influential figures in Japanese postwar photography. In an attempt to move beyond the standard idioms of war-era reportage, Tomatsu developed an expressionistic …

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Castle tokyo, 1963
Sold on Oct 29, 2021
JPY ¥414,000
US$3,644
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Photography
gelatin silver print
39.9 x 28.6 cm
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JPY ¥414,000
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Oct 29, 2021
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Castle tokyo, 1963
gelatin silver print
Oct 29, 2021
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥414,000
US$3,644
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Photography
39.9 x 28.6 cm
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Oct 29, 2021
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JPY ¥414,000
Asphalt 3 Tokyo, 1963, 1998
Sold on Oct 29, 2021
JPY ¥414,000
US$3,644
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Photography
gelatin silver print
35.0 x 34.5 cm
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JPY ¥414,000
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Oct 29, 2021
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Asphalt 3 Tokyo, 1963, 1998
gelatin silver print
Oct 29, 2021
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JPY ¥414,000
US$3,644
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35.0 x 34.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 29, 2021
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JPY ¥414,000
Untitled (from Chewing Gum and Chocolates, Yokosuka), 1959, 2003
Sold on Sep 28, 2021
US$22,680
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81% est
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Photography
gelatin silver print
31.8 x 21.6 cm
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Realized Price
US$22,680
Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
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Untitled (from Chewing Gum and Chocolates, Yokosuka), 1959, 2003
gelatin silver print
Sep 28, 2021
Sotheby's
US$22,680
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81% est
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Photography
31.8 x 21.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$22,680
Hateruma (from The Pencil of the Sun), 1971, 1973
Sold on Sep 28, 2021
US$40,320
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Photography
gelatin silver print
31.8 x 21.6 cm
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Realized Price
US$40,320
Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
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Hateruma (from The Pencil of the Sun), 1971, 1973
gelatin silver print
Sep 28, 2021
Sotheby's
US$40,320
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Photography
31.8 x 21.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 28, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$40,320
Untitled from "The Pencil of the Sun", Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, 1974
Sold on Sep 17, 2021
JPY ¥506,000
US$4,613
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8% est
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Photography
Inkjet print
28.0 x 29.8 cm
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JPY ¥506,000
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Sep 17, 2021
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Untitled from "The Pencil of the Sun", Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, 1974
Inkjet print
Sep 17, 2021
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥506,000
US$4,613
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Photography
28.0 x 29.8 cm
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Sep 17, 2021
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JPY ¥506,000
House 3, Amakusa Shimoshima Island, Kumamoto Prefecture, 1959
Sold on Sep 17, 2021
JPY ¥690,000
US$6,290
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25% est
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Photography
Gelatin silver print
37.4 x 29.5 cm
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JPY ¥690,000
Auction Sale
Sep 17, 2021
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House 3, Amakusa Shimoshima Island, Kumamoto Prefecture, 1959
Gelatin silver print
Sep 17, 2021
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥690,000
US$6,290
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25% est
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Photography
37.4 x 29.5 cm
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Sep 17, 2021
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JPY ¥690,000
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Memory of War: Ruin of Toyokawa Naval Dockyard, 1959
Sold on Apr 23, 2021
JPY ¥1,782,500
US$16,507
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346% est
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Print
Gelatin silver print
31.9 x 35.3 cm
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Realized Price
JPY ¥1,782,500
Auction Sale
Apr 23, 2021
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Memory of War: Ruin of Toyokawa Naval Dockyard, 1959
Gelatin silver print
Apr 23, 2021
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥1,782,500
US$16,507
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346% est
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Print
31.9 x 35.3 cm
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Apr 23, 2021
SBI Art Auction
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JPY ¥1,782,500
Hateruma Island, 1971
Sold on Oct 31, 2020
JPY ¥2,242,500
US$21,428
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461% est
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Photography
Gelatin silver print
40.0 x 28.5 cm
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Realized Price
JPY ¥2,242,500
Auction Sale
Oct 31, 2020
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Hateruma Island, 1971
Gelatin silver print
Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥2,242,500
US$21,428
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Increase
461% est
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Photography
40.0 x 28.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
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JPY ¥2,242,500
Sisters in downtown, 1960
Sold on Oct 31, 2020
JPY ¥1,955,000
US$18,680
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389% est
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Photography
Gelatin silver print
25.3 x 31.5 cm
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Realized Price
JPY ¥1,955,000
Auction Sale
Oct 31, 2020
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Sisters in downtown, 1960
Gelatin silver print
Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥1,955,000
US$18,680
Realized price
Increase
389% est
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Artwork Info
Photography
25.3 x 31.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
Realized Price
JPY ¥1,955,000
Oshima Eiko, Actress, 1961 and Kabuki Stage Hand, Tokyo, 1964
Sold on Oct 4, 2018
US$5,000
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29% est
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photographs
37.5 x 25.4 cm
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Realized Price
US$5,000
Auction Sale
Oct 4, 2018
Phillips
Oshima Eiko, Actress, 1961 and Kabuki Stage Hand, Tokyo, 1964
photographs
Oct 4, 2018
Phillips
US$5,000
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29% est
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37.5 x 25.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 4, 2018
Phillips
Realized Price
US$5,000