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  • Literature

    E. Hosoe & Y. Mishima, Ba-Ra-Kei: Ordeal by Roses, New York: Aperture, 1985, cover, n.p. (variant)
    M. Holborn, Eikoh Hosoe, New York: Aperture, 1999, p. 17
    M. Feustel, Japan: A Self-Portrait - Photographs 1945-1964, Paris: Flammarion, 2004, p. 206
    I. Vartanian et al., Setting Sun: Writings by Japanese Photographers, New York: Aperture, 2005, p. 135

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Lot offered with No Reserve

Ordeal by Roses #32

1961
Gelatin silver print, printed later.
29.3 x 44 cm (11 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.)
Initialled in ink in the margin; signed in Japanese and rōmaji, titled and dated in pencil on the verso.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 • ‡

Sold for £4,788

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London Auction 23 November 2021