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Lynn Geesaman, ‘La Mormaire, Grosrouvre, France, 1988, Love Temple, Longwood Gardens, 1984, and Dumbarton Oaks, 1986 (three works)’, Heritage Auctions
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Lynn Geesaman

La Mormaire, Grosrouvre, France, 1988, Love Temple, Longwood Gardens, 1984, and Dumbarton Oaks, 1986 (three works)

Gelatin silver
18 7/8 × 18 7/8 in
47.9 × 47.9 cm
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Condition Report: Each sheet measures 23-3/4 x 20 inches; two are cornered in to window mats, one …

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Lynn Geesaman
American, b. 1938
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Trained as a scientist, Lynn Geesaman photographs engineered landscapes such as public parks, orchards, canals, and topiary gardens. She emphasizes composition, geometry, and form over subject matter, as she describes: “I am not interested in nature itself. I am interested in shapes.” A strip of bright sky seen through two neatly planted rows of trees lining a path in Parc de Sceaux, France (4-07-6c-9) (2008), for example, reads as four distinct, adjacent, colored triangles, or as perspectival lines converging onto a distant point.

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Condition Report: Each sheet measures 23-3/4 x 20 inches; two are cornered in to window mats, one is hinged along top edge verso to mat; a few soft handling creases.

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Each signed, titled, and dated in pencil on verso.
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Lynn Geesaman
American, b. 1938
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Trained as a scientist, Lynn Geesaman photographs engineered landscapes such as public parks, orchards, canals, and topiary gardens. She emphasizes composition, geometry, and form over subject matter, as she describes: “I am not interested in nature itself. I am interested in shapes.” A strip of bright sky seen through two neatly planted rows of trees lining a path in Parc de Sceaux, France (4-07-6c-9) (2008), for example, reads as four distinct, adjacent, colored triangles, or as perspectival lines converging onto a distant point.

Lynn Geesaman

La Mormaire, Grosrouvre, France, 1988, Love Temple, Longwood Gardens, 1984, and Dumbarton Oaks, 1986 (three works)

Gelatin silver
18 7/8 × 18 7/8 in
47.9 × 47.9 cm
Bidding closed
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