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.)
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.
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Private collection, Germany
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.