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High Heeled Boot by Karl Lagerfeld, Monte Carlo

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Helmut Newton, who was born in Germany and was based for many years in Paris, became well known in the 1970s for images that convey a provocative, voyeuristic objectification of women. Here he uses the X-ray, a tool generally associated with medical examinations, to make this rendering of a...

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Signed, titled, numbered '1/10' in pencil and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on verso)

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Provenance

Christie's, New York, Sale: 17 October 2006, Lot 16; sold to MFA Boston. (Accession Date: December 13, 2006)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

1995

Dimensions

Sheet: 60.5 x 49.8 cm (23 13/16 x 19 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1862

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print from an X-ray negative

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