** "Saddle II, Paris 1976" 20x24 Helmut Newton Signed Silver Gelatin Print (Inquire for Price)
Helmut Newton signed print featuring his famous Saddle II image captured in Paris, France in 1976.
Helmut Newton's "Saddle II, Paris 1976" vintage silver gelatin print for Vogue Hommes and fashion house Hermes, Paris. Newton shot this now seminal work after noticing the display cases in the Faubourg Saint-Honoré windows of Hermès. Dressed with finely crafted saddles, harnesses and bridles set next to more ephemeral fashions, Newton was to incorporate these juxtapositions and ironies in this witty, kinky and absurd series of images. Enclosed within the privacy of the domestic scene, ‘Saddle II’ affords us and glimpse into the forbidden world of fantasy and sexual corruption as told through the pages of Vogue Hommes.
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20"x24" vintage silver gelatin print hand signed by Helmut Newton on front panel, hand dated on Verso with Estate Copyright Stamp featuring the iconic Saddle II image. In excellent condition, never framed or displayed. Free priority shipping worldwide. Framing and shipping available.
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.
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This collection of vintage prints were gifted to Newton’s agent Norman Solomon, in recognition of the work he had performed producing the "Private Property" collection and promoting a series of exhibitions in London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles in 1985. The collection was legally transferred to Solomon in 1986 via written agreement and further ratified in legal settlement in 2012 with the Helmut Newton Estate and Foundation in the Superior Court of Los Angeles, California, and recorded in the United States Copyright Office. This vintage print comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Norman Solomon that details his ownership rights and authenticity supported by legal agreement. Read more about Norman Solomon and the "Private Property" collection. Read more.
About the Artist
Helmut Newton (1920-2004) was one of the world’s most celebrated photographers whose uniquely edgy imagery is coveted worldwide by collectors and aficionados of photographic art. Mr. Newton’s “Private Property” exhibitions were produced by agreement in Paris, London and New York City in 1985. Read more about Helmut Newton. Read more.
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