Shades of Grey: Prints & Photography Online Auction

November 03, 2016

LOT 16
Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)
  • Donald Sultan (1951-)

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Donald Sultan (1951-), American

FEMALE SERIES, APRIL 1988 (SUITE OF 11), 1988

The complete set of eleven etchings with aquatint on thick Arches watercolour paper; each initialed in pencil, titled, dated April 1988, and numbered 11/15 in pencil to margins. Published by Parasol Press Ltd., New York. One framed.
Each Plate/Sheet 4" x 6" — 10.2 x 15.2 cm.; 15" x 21.25" — 38.1 x 54 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

“In Female Series, by isolating the images from context as well as isolating each image within a large negative space, [Sultan] forces a structural reading of a normally erotic image further consideration.”

Literature:

Barry Walker, Projects & portfolios: the 25th National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum & Hine Editions, 1989, p. 1983

Provenance:

Prominent Private Collection