Post War + Contemporary Art /27 April 2010


Joel-Peter Witkin b.1939

gelatin silver print
14 h × 14½ w in (36 × 37 cm)

Signed, titled, dated and numbered to verso 'Joel-Peter Witkin "Sanatorium" A.M. 1983 12/15'. This work is number 12 from the edition of 15.

provenance: Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York I Acquired from the previous by the present owner

exhibited: Momento Mori, 8 November - 20 December 1985, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia

literature: Profile: Joel-Peter Witkin, American Photographer, November 1985, vol. XV, no. 5, ppg. 40-45 illustrate other examples Momento Mori, exhibition catalog, pl. 11

estimate: $4,000–6,000
result: $5,313

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