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Specialist's Notes

“Before she released her 1976 album I'd Rather Believe in You, Cher and a friend walked into Seeff's studio unannounced. ‘They said, “We're kind of interested in doing some work, and we wanted to just come and see your space,"’ Seeff remembers. ‘So I said, “Well, that's cool.” So we went to the back room, and we started talking, and I shot some very off-the-cuff kind of stuff. In fact, I've got a whole sequence of Cher doing what Carly Simon did – rolling around on the ground.’” – Pat Pemberton, Rolling Stone, 5.16.13

  • Estimate

    USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00

  • Description

    NORMAN SEEFF (B. 1939)
    Cher, Los Angeles, 1976
    gelatin silver print
    signed in pencil (on the verso)
    sheet: 16 x 20in. (41.1 x 51.2cm.)
    framed: 22 3 ⁄ 4 x 18 3 ⁄ 4 x 1in. (57.785 x 47.625 x 2.54 cm.)
    Presented in maple frame with 4-ply museum overmat, behind plexiglas and wired for installation.

    Provenance
    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Lot Notes

    Please note this lot will be sold and shipped framed.

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  • Condition Report

    Neutral toned print on glossy double weight Agfa paper with margins. A few light handling creases and faint sweeping surface scratches in places (typical of this glossy paper type), none affecting image significantly and visible only under close inspection/raking light. Tiny tear in lower left margin corner, not affecting image. A wonderful print, in very good condition.

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