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Albert Renger-Patzsch
'BLUTBUCHE' (BLOOD BEECH)
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
45
Albert Renger-Patzsch
'BLUTBUCHE' (BLOOD BEECH)
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years Of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

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Albert Renger-Patzsch
1897-1966
'BLUTBUCHE' (BLOOD BEECH)
the photographer's credit 'Renger-Foto D. W. B.' and 'Jede Reproduktion/Verboten' stamps and with title and number 'L 23' in pencil on the reverse, 1925
14 3/4  by 10 3/4  in. (37.5 by 27.3 cm.)
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, Important Avant-Garde Photographs of the 1920s and 1930s, 2 May 1997, Sale 7267, Lot 141

Literature

Das Deutsche Lichtbild (Berlin, 1928/29), p. 87

Albert Renger-Patzsch: Der Fotograf der Dinge (Heimatmuseum Essen, 1966), pl. 6

Albert Renger-Patzsch: 100 Photographs, 1928 (Cologne, 1979), pl. 31

Untitled 12 (Carmel: Friends of Photography, 1977), pl. 20

Albert Renger-Patzsch (Museum Folkwang, 1997), p. 124

Catalogue Note

"In this strong light

the leafless beech tree

shines like a cloud

it seems to glow

with a soft stript light

of love

over the brittle

grass"

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS, from 10/28The Descent of Winter, 1928

175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years Of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

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New York