Paul Caponigro - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Meditations in Silver: Photographic Studies by Paul Caponigro, cover
    Caponigro, The Hidden Presence of Places, p. 103
    Caponigro, New England Days: Photographs by Paul Caponigro, p. 73
    Caponigro, Le Forme Della Natura, p. 104

  • Catalogue Essay

    "Objects collected from nature started to wink at me. In a sense I am digging from my own soul and the simple beautiful objects bring me closer to home." – Paul Caponigro

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Two Pears, Cushing, Maine

Gelatin silver print, printed later.
10 3/8 x 13 in. (26.4 x 33 cm)
Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the mount; signed in pencil on the overmat.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $5,625

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New York Auction 14 October 2020