Kenro Izu (Japanese, b. 1949)
Borobudur #15, Indonesia, 1996, printed 1998. Dated and signed "'98 Kenro Izu" in pencil l.r., inscribed and numbered "96 INS 15 9/20" in pencil l.l., titled, dated, numbered, and signed in black ink with photographer's stamp in red ink on the mount verso l.r., identified on a label from Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, affixed to the backing. Platinum palladium print mounted to board, image size 13 x 19 in. (32.8 x 48.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Deckled sheet edges, slight rippling at edges where sheet is affixed to the mount.
Provenance: Acquired from the Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, by the current owner, in 2001. A copy of the original invoice accompanies the lot.
N.B. Japanese-born photographer Kenro Izu has traveled widely to document ancient religious sites. In the late 1990s, he began focusing on Buddhist and Hindu monuments in Southeast Asia, including Cambodia, Burma, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bhutan, and India. This image was reproduced on the cover of the 2001 book Kenro Izu: Sacred Places by Clark Worswick.
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