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Ruth Bernhard

Wet Silk, Hollywood, California, 1938-printed later

Gelatin silver, printed later
13 5/8 × 9 5/8 in
34.6 × 24.4 cm
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Signed in pencil mount recto. Signed, titled, and dated in pencil with the photographer's stamp mount verso.
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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About the work
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Signature
Signed in pencil mount recto. Signed, titled, and dated in pencil with the photographer's stamp mount verso.
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

Wet Silk, Hollywood, California, 1938-printed later

Gelatin silver, printed later
13 5/8 × 9 5/8 in
34.6 × 24.4 cm
Bidding closed
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