Manuel Álvarez Bravo - Photographs New York Tuesday, April 4, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Catalogue Essay

    The photographs included in this lot are as follows:

    Título: Sin Título (Title: Without Title), 1978
    Fruta Prohibida (Forbidden Fruit), 1977
    La del Pirú (She of the Pirú Tree), 1978
    Salomè, 1980
    Xipetotec, 1979
    La Desvendada (The Unbandaging), 1938
    Siesta en la Hierba (Siesta in the Grass), 1979
    quecae (that falls), 1980
    Espejo Negro (Black Mirror), 1936
    Diosa, Historia (Goddess, History), 1979


Diez Desnudos (Ten Nudes)

Geneva: Acorn Editions Limited, 1981. Ten platinum-palladium prints.
Varying sizes from 6 x 8 3/4 in. (15.2 x 22.2 cm) to 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (23.8 x 18.7 cm) or the reverse
Each signed and annotated 'Mexico' in pencil in the margin. Calligraphic title, plate list, and poem by Heinrich Heine. Enclosed in a red clothbound clamshell case with latches.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $15,240

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New York Auction 4 April 2023