16x20 Vintage Silver Gelatin
Images Added May 29, 2020
Newton loved the romanticism of the water and spent much of his career in Monte Carlo. ‘Winnie on Deck', also known as 'Cruising from behind', shows Newton at his overtly sexual best. Playing on the hierarchies between Captain and sailor, Newton creates sexually unabashed imagery heightened by the fantasy of the sea and large false breasts has created an overtly exaggerated image.
Winnie Holman (the Danish super-model who later to become Jack Nicholson's lover with whom she had a daughter) was a regular favorite of Newton's models.
This is a rare pre-1985 original vintage print produced in small numbers from a series of transparencies that Newton considered his most provocative and important work through 1985. Always unsigned, they were sent out to major publications to stimulate interest in a photographer’s work. Most were destroyed or written over, it is very rare to find them in immaculate condition.
This collection of vintage prints were gifted to Newton’s agent Norman Solomon, in recognition of the work he had carried out in promoting Newton’s “Private Property” series of exhibitions in 1985. This vintage fine art photograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Norman Solomon. The ownership rights of this vintage print are supported by an original agreement with Newton in 1984, and supplemented by a further agreement with The Helmut Newton Estate in 2012. This photograph has been stored in conservation condition.
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