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    Ruth Bernhard (American, 1905-2006)
    At the Mirror, San Francisco, 1959
    Gelatin silver
    9-3/4 x 7-1/2 inches (24.8 x 19.1 cm)
    Signed, titled, and dated in pencil mount verso.

    A photo of Bernhard is mounted verso.

    LITERATURE:
    Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard: The Eternal Body, a collection of fifty nudes, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2011, plate 16


    Condition Report*: Sheet is flush mounted to cardstock; signature, title, and date are written over the reverse image of Bernhard; lower left edge is beginning to lift from mount; minor edgewear and corner bumps with associated minor chips; otherwise, there do not appear to be any major condition issues affecting At the Mirror.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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