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Catalogue 19th - 21st Century Photography » Photography Department
19th - 21st Century Photography Catalogue Price EURO 20,00
Auction Date Wed, Dec 5, 15:00 CET


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Steinert, Otto
Woman feeding chickens in ruins in Saarbrücken

Lot 4332

Woman feeding chickens in ruins in Saarbrücken. Late 1940s. Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on ivory paper. 16,7 x 16,7 cm (18 x 24 cm). Herbert Strässer estate stamp on the verso.

A few light handling marks, otherwise a fine tonal print in very good condition.

Provenance: From the photographer to Herbert Strässer, currently the Herbert Strässer estate.

Estimate
€ 1.500   (US$ 1.709)


Hammer Price
€ 1.200 (US$ 1.367)


Steinert, Otto
Homeless children living in ruins in Saarbrücken

Lot 4333

Homeless children living in ruins in Saarbrücken. Late 1940s. Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on ivory paper. 17 x 17 cm (18 x 24 cm). Herbert Strässer estate stamp on the verso.

This and the following two photgraphs are rare images from Steinert's earliest period as a photographer. His keen eye for structure and composition are already evident in these images. Such vintage prints of Steinert's early work are rarely on the art market. These images have never been offered before. – Several handling marks, otherwise a fine tonal print in good condition.

Provenance: From the photographer to Herbert Strässer, currently the Herbert Strässer estate.

Estimate
€ 1.500   (US$ 1.709)


Hammer Price
€ 3.200 (US$ 3.647)


Stepan, Hana and Bohumil
Satirical photo collages

Lot 4334

Satirical photo collages. 1960s. 3 photo collages using 19th century cabinet portraits. Circa 16 x 11 cm.

Rare and curious objects, these portrait photo collages were inspired by Dada and Surrealism. By adding decals, paper objects and string to the images the artists gave new meaning and humor to the rather conventional cabinet portraits of the late 19th century. – In very good condition.

Estimate
€ 800   (US$ 911)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 683)


Stern, Bert
Marilyn Veiled

Lot 4335

"Marilyn Veiled" (from 'The Last Sitting' for Vogue). 1962/printed 2012. Fine art print. 48,2 x 32,8 cm. Signed and editioned 20/25 by the photographer in red crayon in lower edge; photographer's/copyright stamp, as well as signed, dated and copyrighted by the photographer in red crayon on the verso.

This and the following image of Marilyn Monroe are from "The Last Sitting" taken six weeks before Marilyn Monroe's death and partly published in Vogue magazine the same year. – In excellent condition. With: Certificate of Authenticity

Estimate
€ 1.500   (US$ 1.709)


Hammer Price
€ 1.600 (US$ 1.823)


Stern, Bert
Marilyn Monroe - That Famous Smile

Lot 4336

"Marilyn Monroe - That Famous Smile" (from 'The Last Sitting' for Vogue). 1962/printed 2012. Fine art print. 48,2 x 33 cm. Signed and editioned 19/25 by the photographer in red crayon in lower edge; photographer's/copyright stamp, as well as signed, dated and copyrighted by the photographer in red crayon on the verso.

In excellent condition. With: Certificate of Authenticity

Estimate
€ 1.500   (US$ 1.709)


Hammer Price
€ 1.800 (US$ 2.052)


Stone, Sasha
Views of Potsdam

Lot 4337

Views of Potsdam. Circa 1927/28. 15 vintage gelatin silver prints. Circa 22 x 17 cm and 18 x 24 cm. Most with 2-3 photographer's/copyright stamps, (Paris, Berlin, Brussels), some with typed press text label and annotated in red ink/pencil on the verso.

Some of the images offered here were published in the book "Berlin in Bildern" edited by Adolf Behne with photographs by Sasha Stone,1929. – Some with oxidation mirroring in edges, some handling creases, some corners bumped, a few small tears in edges, otherwise in good condition.

Lit.: Adolf Behne (ed.). Berlin in Bildern. Vienna 1929.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.026)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 683)


Stone, Sasha and Cami
Berlin Rain

Lot 4338

Berlin Rain. 1928-30. Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print. 22,9 x 17 cm. Photographer's/copyright stamps, Kaiserin-Augusta-Strassse 69 and Copyright STONE Bruxelles, rue de Naples on the verso, hine-mounted in mat.

Some stronger creases in right side, otherwise in good condition.

Estimate
€ 500   (US$ 570)


Hammer Price
€ 2.000 (US$ 2.280)


Strache, Wolf
Reconstruction of the Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne

Lot 4339

Reconstruction of the Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne. 1948. 1 vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print on Agfa paper and 12 printed later gelatin silver prints. Each circa 26 x 39 cm (30,5 x 40,5 cm). 1 with photographer's/copyright stamp as well as negative number in pencil on the verso.

An impressive series that documents the reconstruction of the Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne in 1948, nine of which Strache published together with a detailed text in a journalistic magazine of the time (copies of magazine pages included). – Vintage print with a few handling marks, later prints with buckling in edges, otherwise in very good condition.

Provenance: Robert Lebeck Collection

Lit.: Das Ufer, Offenburg, no. 4, July 1948, (most illustrated).
Robert Lebeck/Bodo von Dewitz. Kiosk. Göttingen 2001, see p. 235.

Estimate
€ 1.200   (US$ 1.367)


Hammer Price
€ 1.400 (US$ 1.595)


Strässer, Herbert
Ein Traum in einem Traum (A Dream within a Dream)

Lot 4340

"Ein Traum in einem Traum" (A Dream Within a Dream). 1950s. Collage with photo cutouts. 69 x 49 cm. Monogrammed by the artist in pencil in lower right corner; estate stamp on the verso.

The title references Edgar Allen Poe's poem by the same title which was later also the title of the first track on the Alan Parson's Project album "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" in 1976. – A few nicks in edges, otherwise in very good condition.

Provenance: From the estate of the artist.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.026)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 683)


Strässer, Herbert
Railway Rhythm

Lot 4341

"Railway Rhythm". 1950s. Collage with photo cutouts. 69 x 43 cm. Monogrammed by the artist in pencil in lower right corner; estate stamp on the verso.

A few nicks in edges, otherwise in very good condition.

Provenance: From the estate of the artist.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.026)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 683)



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