The Formento + Formento couple bring women into the spotlight in their photographs, revealing the sensuality of the feminine body. The portraits of women tie together subject matter across broad themes including religion, symbolism, and the nude. The sophistication and carefully crafted composition is highlighted in the present image of a nun smoking a cigarette.

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Smoking Nun, 2012
Lot Number 6
Archival pigment print
Image: 30 x 45 in (76.2 x 114.3 cm)
Sheet: 31 x 46 in (78.74 x 116.84 cm)
Edition of 12
Stamped and signed by studio on label affixed to verso
Estimate $6,000 - $7,000

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