Bruce Bernard - Photographs London Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 19 November 2003, lot 240

  • Literature

    P. Moorhouse, Portraits of Painters: Photographs by Bruce Bernard, Tate, 2002, n.p.
    Freud at Work: Photographs by Bruce Bernard and David Dawson, Jonathan Cape, 2006, pp. 58-59

  • Catalogue Essay

    ‘What good photographs emphasise best to me, is not human mortality, but human endurance, and a very photogenic aspect of that is human beings at work or standing by their work.’
    Bruce Bernard

Property from a Private Collection, Europe


Lucian Freud with a portrait of Leigh Bowery

Bromide print, printed 1998.
31.4 x 46.2 cm (12 3/8 x 18 1/4 in.)
Signed, titled, dated, numbered 19/25 in ink and copyright credit stamp on a label affixed to the verso.

£3,000 - 5,000 ♠†

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Genevieve Janvrin
Head of Photographs, Europe
+44 20 7318 4092


London Auction 19 May 2016