09-11-2015 09-11-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2840B Boston
September 11, 2015 12:00PMCalender

Ruth Bernhard (American, 1905-2006) Classic Torso

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2840B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 11, 2015 12:00PM


Ruth Bernhard (American, 1905-2006)

Classic Torso, 1952, printed later. Signed "Ruth Bernhard" in pencil on the mount l.r., titled, dated, and signed "...Ruth Bernhard" in pencil on the reverse of the mount u.c. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (34.8 x 26.8 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Mounted.

Provenance: Estate of Calvin V. Giusti, Providence, Rhode Island.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Good condition. Mount measures 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm). No additional issues to report.

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