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Helmut Newton, Rue Aubriot, Paris, 1977, printed 1985. Original photo-litho poster, sheet size is 35 x 23 inches (88.9 x 58.4 cm); image size is 19 x 13 inches (48.3 x 33 cm).

This original poster is from an edition published by the G. Ray Hawkins Gallery in 1985 for Helmut Newton's exhibition, "Private Property." One thousand posters were published in total. Two hundred and fifty of the posters were signed and numbered in pencil by Helmut Newton. These posters have been stored flat in a climate-controlled storage facility since publication in 1985.

Helmut Newton (1920-2004) began his photography career in Australia after fleeing his native Germany with his Jewish family due to the oppressive Nuremberg Laws. While there, the artist opened a studio for fashion and theater photography, and became successful in the affluent years after World War II. In 1956, Newton received his first contract with Vogue, and shortly after that relocated to Paris, where he became one of the most celebrated fashion photographers in history.

A recipient of the French Grand Prix National de la Photographie and Monaco's recognition as Officier des Arts, Lettres et Sciences, among others, Newton produced images that have maintain their iconic status today.

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This original poster is from an edition published by the G. Ray Hawkins Gallery in 1985 for Helmut Newton's exhibition, "Private Property."
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  • Shipping Dimensions: 19 x 13 in. (48.26 x 33.02 cm.)
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