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From the left: Masahisa, Toshiteru, Mitsue. From the middle left: Akiko, Sukezo, Hisashi Daikouji. From the bottom left: Kyoko, Kanako and a photo of Miyako

Object Details

Title:

From the left: Masahisa, Toshiteru, Mitsue. From the middle left: Akiko, Sukezo, Hisashi Daikouji. From the bottom left: Kyoko, Kanako and a photo of Miyako

Artist/Maker:

Masahisa Fukase (Japanese, 1934 - 2012)

Culture:

Japanese

Place:

Japan (Place Created)

Date:

1985

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2018.46.5

Dimensions:

21.2 × 16.1 cm (8 3/8 × 6 5/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Masahisa Fukase Archives

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Object Description

A group portrait of men, women, and children. One woman is kneeling on the ground holding a large framed photograph of a young girl. One of the men is standing at the back of the group and holding a camera. A seated woman holds a cat.

Provenance
Provenance
1985 - 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.