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    Description

    Ruth Bernhard (American, 1905-2006)
    Classic Torso, 1952
    Gelatin silver, printed later
    19-1/8 x 15-1/4 inches (48.6 x 38.7 cm)
    Signed in pencil mount recto. Signed, titled, and dated with the photographer's stamp mount verso.

    LITERATURE:
    Ilee, Kaplan, Ruth Bernhard, Known and Unknown, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, 1996, Page 34
    Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard, Between Art & Life, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2000, page 64
    Margaretta K. Mitchell, Ruth Bernhard: The Eternal Body, a collection of fifty nudes, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2011, plate 12
    Ginny Williams, Ruth Bernhard: The Collection of Ginny Williams, Tallgrass Press, 1993, plate 20


    More information about Ruth Bernhard, also known as Bernhard, Ruth, Ruth Bernhard.

    Condition Report*: Sheet is dry mounted to board; one small corner bump the lower right corner of the mount; otherwise, there do not appear to be any major condition issues affecting the image.
    *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, 2020
    4th Saturday
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