Auction 1068, Photography, 03.06.2016, 14:00, Cologne Lot 22

Albert Renger-Patzsch, Buchen I

Albert Renger-Patzsch, Buchen I, 1925-1929, Auction 1068 Photography, Lot 22

Albert Renger-Patzsch

Wurzburg 1897 - 1966 Wamel

Buchen I

1925-1929

Vintage gelatin silver print. 22.7 x 16.9 cm (23.2 x 17.2 cm). Numbered 'H 3' in pencil as well as photographer's and copyright stamps on the verso.

Provenance

From the photographer to the father of the present owner

Literature

Virginia Heckert/Ute Eskildsen, Albert Renger-Patzsch. Bilder aus der fotografischen Sammlung und dem Girardet-Foto-Archiv der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, exhib.cat. Museum Folkwang, Essen 1997, ill. p. 125 and ill. on front cover

The annotation with the letter 'H' on the back of this work indicates that it was made in the Harz region, where Renger-Patzsch worked as a freelance photographer in Bad Harzburg until moving to Essen in November 1929.

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