Autumn Auctions 2020



Diane Arbus

New York 1923 – 1971 Greenwich, New York

James Brown backstage at the Apollo Theater, N.Y.C. 1966

Later gelatin silver print by Neil Selkirk. Agfa paper. 38 × 37,5 cm (50,5 × 41 cm). (15 × 14 ¾ in. (19 ⅞ × 16 ⅛ in.)) Estate stamp on the reverse: "A Diane Arbus photograph“, with the name of the printer therein, as well as signed, dated, titled and editioned by Doon Arbus in black felt-tip pen. Estate and copyright stamp, with the date of the print therein in black felt-tip pen, as well as a further estate and copyright stamp. Numbered in pencil by various hands. Gallery label with printed work information on the reverse of the frame. One of 75 editioned prints.  [2001] Framed 

ProvenancePrivate Collection, Rhineland

EUR 5.000 – 7.000
USD 5,880 – 8,240

Sold for:
6,875 EUR (incl. premium)

James Brown backstage at the Apollo Theater, N.Y.C

Auction 323Wednesday, 2 December 2020
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Literature and IllustrationExh. cat..: Diane Arbus Magazine Work. Aperture, New York, 1984, p. 74 / exh. cat.: Diane Arbus. Revelations – Offenbarungen. San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art; Essen, Museum Folkwang, 2003/05, p. 178

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