Ruth Bernhard The Eternal Body (Signed Copy)
Photo Date 1986 Print Date 1986
Dimensions 0 x 0 in. (0 x 0 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
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About This Image
Published by Photography West Graphics, Carmel, CA , 1986. First edition. Large oblong quarto. Hardcover. A beautifully printed collection of some of Bernhard's most iconic black and white nudes. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket and with a miniscule bit of wear. With usual fading to spine and overall cover. Signed by Bernhard on the title page.
The 50 plates are arranged chronologically and span the years from 1934 to 1976 (list of plates at rear of book). Includes two essays by Margaretta K. Mitchell, one on photographing the nude and the other a brief biography of Bernhard. In this condition and signed, this is a very rare book.
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