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April 17 — 22, 2021
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LOT 38

Lot 38

Freeman Wilford Patterson (1937-)

Freeman Wilford Patterson (1937-)
Lot 38 Details
Freeman Wilford Patterson (1937-), Canadian


Chromogenic colour print on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper. Unsigned and unumbered.
Image/Sheet 10.6 ins x 15.9 ins; 27 cms x 40.5 cms; 11.2 ins x 19.6 ins; 28.5 cms x 49.7 cms

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $420
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Freeman Wilford Patterson (1937-)
  • Freeman Wilford Patterson (1937-)
  • Freeman Wilford Patterson (1937-)

Tatar Alexander, Toronto gallery label verso;
Private Collection, Toronto


Published in 1998, the Odysseys series is a collection of Patterson's pictures and meditative reflections on life, created among the abandoned diamond mining towns in the desert of southern Namibia. Every year, Patterson embarks on a journey of discovery and renewal to the desert of South West Africa.


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LOT 38

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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