Ilse Bing - PHOTOGRAPHS New York Friday, October 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Houk Friedman Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    Dryansky and Houk, Ilse Bing: Photography Through the Looking Glass, p. 185 for
    a variant; High Museum of Art, Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection,
    p. 132

  • Catalogue Essay

    From his earliest exposure to photography at the Art Chicago fair in
    1981, Larry N. Deutsch has carefully selected, for well over two decades,
    vintage works by many of photography’s masters including the rare and
    unforgettable Distortion #6, Paris by André Kertész, Irving Penn’s elegant
    and cunning Duchess of Windsor, New York, May 27, 1948 and Ilse Bing’s life
    affirming The Dancer, Willem Gerard Van Loon, Paris, 1932. Each compelling
    image represents an intense love affair, the kind that educates one’s
    emotions for a lifetime. As a collector and art advisor Larry N. Deutsch met
    with, and learned from, such diverse photographers as Robert Mapplethorpe,
    Ilse Bing, Judith Golden, William Wegman, Sally Mann and Richard Avedon.
    His passion for photography was further ignited by the art dealers who
    advised him, and by his correspondence with collectors from Chicago, New
    York and Europe.
    This print is unique in this format. It is one of the first large scale exhibition prints from a 35 mm negative.



The Dancer, Willem Gerard Van Loon, Paris

Gelatin silver print.
19 1/2 x 15 5/8 in. (49.5 x 39.7 cm).
Signed and dated in ink on the recto; signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $15,000


8 October 2010
New York