The J. Paul Getty Museum

From the left: Actor K and Sukezo

Object Details

Title:

From the left: Actor K and Sukezo

Artist/Maker:

Masahisa Fukase (Japanese, 1934 - 2012)

Culture:

Japanese

Place:

Japan (Place Created)

Date:

1972

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2018.46.4

Dimensions:

21.1 × 16.1 cm (8 5/16 × 6 5/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Masahisa Fukase Archives

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Object Description

A portrait of a man and woman standing next to each other with their arms held at their sides. The woman is wearing only a long white skirt. The man is wearing only a pair of white briefs.

Provenance
Provenance
1972 - 2012

Created by the artist, Masahisa Fukase, Japanese, 1934 - 2012 (Japan), upon his death, held in trust by the artist's archive, 2012.

2012 - 2017

Masahisa Fukase Archives (Tokyo, Japan), sold to Michael Hoppen Gallery, 2017.

2017 - 2018

Michael Hoppen Gallery (London, England), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018.