Silver print, printed later. Signed in black ink in the lower margin.
Image 23.5 x 36.2 cm (9½ x 14¼ in.);
sheet 30 x 40.6 cm (11¾ x 16 in.)
This beautiful silver print is in very good condition. Matt finish. Some retouching visible across print and under raking light. Light yellowing in the margin around image edges, following previous window mount delimitation. A couple of soft handling marks only visible in raking light.
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Private collection, UK
Skinner, Boston, Fine Prints & Photographs, 11 September 2015, lot 132
Josef Koudelka, Exils, Delpire, 1988, pl. 39
'What matters most to me is to take photographs; to continue taking them and not to repeat myself. To go further, to go as far as I can.' – Josef Koudelka