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May 13, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Paul Caponigro (American, b. 1932) Standing White Deer, Ireland

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2895BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 13, 2016 12:00PM


Paul Caponigro (American, b. 1932)

Standing White Deer, Ireland. Signed "Paul Caponigro" in pencil on the verso l.r., titled and dated "...1967" in pencil on the verso l.l. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (50.2 x 60.4 cm),matted, framed.
Condition: Slight rippling to edges of sheet, minor handling crimp u.r. corner.

N.B. Boston native and Minor White protégé Paul Caponigro is noted for his pure, formalist approach to landscape photography. He first traveled to Ireland and Britain in 1966 on a Guggenheim Fellowship. While he focused on ancient stone circles and early churches, his images of white deer in County Wicklow have become equally iconic.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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