Heinrich Kühn - Die Gratulantin (Lotte)

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Heinrich Kühn

Die Gratulantin (Lotte)
1910

Platinum print on brownish laid paper. 26.7 x 22.9 cm (30.5 x 24.6 cm). Signed in Indian ink in the margin lower right. Numbered in pencil on the verso.

Heinrich Kühn depicted this portrait of his youngest daughter Lotte as one of only three motifs in his book "Technik der Lichtbildnerei" ("Technique of Photography") published in 1921, very prominently at the beginning, opposite the title page.

Provenance

Estate of Heinrich Kühn

Literature

Heinrich Kühn, Technik der Lichtbildnerei, Halle/Saale 1921, ill. opposite the title page; Peter Weiermeier (ed.), Heinrich Kühn 1866 - 1944. Photographien, Innsbruck 1978, plate 42 (here dated and titled: Mädchen mit Blumen, 1906); Rudolf Kicken (ed.), Heinrich Kühn. Eine Ausstellung von hundert Photographien, exhib.cat. Galerie Kicken Köln i.a., Cologne 1981, ill. p. 27

Lot 22 Dα

Estimate:
8.000 € - 10.000 €