ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984
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ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 GBP

ERWIN BLUMENFELD | 'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot Sold:22,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

ERWIN BLUMENFELD

1897 - 1969

'BLUMENFELD COLOR', 1984


Portfolio of ten dye transfer prints; each stamped with the Estate copyright credit, initialed by F.C. Gundlach and numbered 40/50 in pencil on the verso. With the title page, plate list, colophon, and original red, linen covered box. 

Each image approximately 33 x 25.3 cm (13 x 10 in.);

each sheet 50.1 x 39.3 cm (19¾ x 15½ in.)


Condition Report

This portfolio is in excellent condition. Each print in excellent condition. Line on Face has two small brown stains and two soft handling marks in the margin, away from image. A soft handling mark on the plate list page.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Provenance

Private collection, Germany

Literature

Exhibition catalogue, Erwin Blumenfeld 1897-1969, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, 1988.

William A. Ewing, Blumenfeld: A Fetish for Beauty, Thames & Hudson, New York, 1996.

Yorick Blumenfeld, The Naked and the Vailed, The Photographic Nudes of Erwin Bumenfeld, Thames & Hudson, New York, 1999.

Exhibition catalogue, Erwin Blumenfeld: Photographs, Drawings and Photomontages, Jeu de Paume Gallery, 2014.

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