Das Schweigen (The Silence)

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Das Schweigen (The Silence)
diameter (each reel): 38.1; case: 21.6 x 43.1 x 41.9 cm
50 (+ 10 AP)
Five 35mm film reels of ingmar bergman's the silence, 1962, lacquered and plated in copper and zinc baths with original labeled case
$50,000 *
Stamped with the artist's name, titled, numbered, dated and inscribed 'Copyright 1973 by Edition Rene Block Berlin and MULTIPLES INC. New York Auflage 50 Exemplare Dieses Exemplare tragt die Nummer 29 JOSEPH BEUYS DAS SCHWEIGEN HUSTENANFALL-GLETSCHER' (on two plaques affixed to the first reel); stamped again with the artist's name, titled again and numbered sequentially 'JOSEPH BEUYS DAS SCHWEIGEN 1-5' (on a plaque affixed to each reel), published by Edition Rene Block, Berlin and Multiples Inc., New York