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Ruth Bernhard

Draped Torso, 1962

Gelatin silver, printed later
19 3/8 × 12 1/4 in
49.2 × 31.1 cm
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Condition Report: Sheet is dry mounted to board; one small speck of possible retouching to the center left, most noticeable in raking light; minor surface soiling to the lower edge of the mount.

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Signed in pencil mount recto. Signed, titled, and dated in pencil with the photographer's stamp mount verso.
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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 …

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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 mother clutches her infant, lovingly cradling it to her. Their nude …

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Condition Report: Sheet is dry mounted to board; one small speck of possible retouching to the …

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Condition Report: Sheet is dry mounted to board; one small speck of possible retouching to the center left, most noticeable in raking light; minor surface soiling to the lower edge of the mount.

Signature
Signed in pencil mount recto. Signed, titled, and dated in pencil with the photographer's stamp mount verso.
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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 …

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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 mother clutches her infant, lovingly cradling it to her. Their nude …

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Ruth Bernhard

Draped Torso, 1962

Gelatin silver, printed later
19 3/8 × 12 1/4 in
49.2 × 31.1 cm
Bidding closed
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