Concept Gallery
Live Auction

10/1/22 Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry & Design

Sat, Oct 1, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 359

Helmut Newton Sumo Signed First edition with Stand

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Newton, Helmut, Sumo, 1999, number 3,790 of 10,000 copies, signed by the artist on the first page in blue, Taschen, elephant folio (28 x 20 inches), illustrated throughout with Newton's most famous photographs, includes the original dust jacket and folding metal stand designed by Philippe Starck. One of the premier large format photography books of the 20th century.

Condition

Very Good in a Fair dust jacket: binding is strong and secure and the contents are clean and unmarked; there is light edgewear to the boards and the text-block is a trifle soiled; the dust jacket has a tape repaired area of tearing at and around the upper portion of the spine, with numerous other tears along the edges, the worst about 5 inches long at the bottom edge of the rear panel; also with overall signs of handling, scratching and soil visible on the rear panel. The stand is complete and sturdy. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .