Albert Renger-Patzsch - Wegerich

Albert Renger-Patzsch

Wegerich
c. 1924

Vintage gelatin silver print. 22.9 x 16.8 cm (23.2 x 17.1 cm). Numbered in pencil '59', photographer's and copyright stamps as well as inscribed in an unknown hand in pencil on the verso.

Werner Gräff chooses Wegerich by Renger-Platzsch as a successful example for the concerns of the 'new photographer' to enhance the expression of the quality of objects: ”Here, the material speaks for itself”. (cf. Werner Gräff, Es kommt der Neue Fotograf!, Berlin 1929, pp. 92).

Provenance

From the photographer to the father of the present owner

Literature

Werner Gräff, Es kommt der Neue Fotograf!, Berlin 1929, ill. p. 29; Volker Kahmen/Georg Heusch, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Ausst.kat. Bahnhof Rolandseck, Rolandseck 1979, S. 10 mit Abb.; Albert Renger-Patzsch. Joy before the Object, exhib.cat. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu et al., New York 1993, ill. p. 62 (here titled: Blattrosette des Breitwegerichs)

Lot 26 D

Estimate:
4.000 € - 5.000 €

Result:
7.192 €