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Eikoh Hosoe (Japanese, b. 1933)
Barakei, Ordeal by Roses #32, 1961, printed 1962. Signed "Hosoe" in pencil l.r., artist's dry stamp l.l. within image, titled in Japanese in pencil l.l., titled in English and Japanese, dated, and signed in pencil on the verso. Gelatin silver print, sheet size 9 1/2 x 12 in. (24.1 x 30.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Provenance: Swann Auction Galleries, New York, Vernacular Imagery, Photobooks & Fine Photographs, December 11, 2014, Sale 2370, Lot 427.
Minute tear to surface layer of u.l. edge, extremely minor wear to corners. Areas where the subject has moles in other editions have been scratched out of the emulsion layer in the present work (please see condition photos under raking light for further details).
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