September 29, 2022 11:00 EST

Art and Design

 
  Lot 149
 

149

Richard Misrach (American, b.1949)
Desert Fire #1 (Burning Palms) from Desert Canto IV: The Fires, 1983–1985

1983, unique Cibachrome print.

image: 27 7/8 x 36 in. (70.8 x 91.4cm)
sheet: 29 3/4 x 39 7/8 in. (75.6 x 101.3cm)

Provenance
Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1991).
"Photographs," Sotheby's, New York, April 28, 2004, lot 168.

Private Collection, Pennsylvania (acquired directly from the above).

Sold for $3,780
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

1983, unique Cibachrome print.

image: 27 7/8 x 36 in. (70.8 x 91.4cm)
sheet: 29 3/4 x 39 7/8 in. (75.6 x 101.3cm)

Provenance
Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1991).
"Photographs," Sotheby's, New York, April 28, 2004, lot 168.

Private Collection, Pennsylvania (acquired directly from the above).

Literature
Richard Misrach, Desert Cantos, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987, cover.
Anne Tucker, Crimes and Splendors: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach, Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1996, p.90.
Richard Misrach, Cantos del Desierto, 1979-1999, Granada: Diputación de Granada, 1999, p.49.
Drew Heath Johnson, Capturing Light: Masterpieces of California Photography, 1850 to the Present, Oakland: Oakland Museum of California, 2001, pl.171.

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