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Karl Blossfeldt (German, 1865-1932) 12 Fotografien /A Portfolio

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3072B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 26, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Karl Blossfeldt (German, 1865-1932)

12 Fotografien/A Portfolio, 1920s, printed later, published by Galerie Wilde, Cologne, 1975, in an edition of 50. Each stamped "Galerie Wilde Köln" in ink and numbered and dated "...- 13/50 - 75" in pencil on the mount verso, numbered "13" on the colophon. Gelatin silver prints mounted to board, image/sheet sizes to 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (25.8 x 20.8 cm), housed in a brown clothbound portfolio box.
Condition: Minor wear to box.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The prints are in very good condition. There are several with subtle spot toning. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Cologne, Colophon, Karl Blossfeldt, Publishing, Visual arts, Writing

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