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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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Sewcz, Hans Martin
PlanWirtschaftsWerte

Lot 4322

[*] "PlanWirtschaftsWerte". June 30, 1990. 6 chromogenic prints. Each circa 14 x 21 cm, matted together as one unique object, 80 x 64 cm Signed, dated and titled by the photographer in pencil, as well as photographer's stamp on mat verso.

Hans Martin Sewcz made this conecptual work one day before the Deutsche Mark was introduced in the former GDR. He documented the accumulation of goods in a HO market hall (staatliche Handelsorganisation) on the last day before the monetary union, when the items were then completely removed. – In excellent condition.

Lit.: Georg C. Bertsch. SED Schönes Einheitsdesign. Cologne 1990, ill. pp. 46-47.

Estimate
€ 1.500   (US$ 1.709)


After-Sales Price
€ 1.200   (US$ 1.367)


Shamir, Marli
Bedouin woman in Sinai

Lot 4323

Bedouin woman in Sinai. 1950s. Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print. 23,9 x 18 cm. Photographer's stamp and annotated in pencil/ink on the verso.

Born in Berlin in 1919 Marli Shamir studied at the art school Contempora Lehrateliers affiliated with the Bauhaus. She emigrated to Palestine via Sweden in 1937 and arrived in Palestine in October 1938. In 1945 she opened her own photographic studio in Jerusalem where she had great success portraying children. One of the main topics of her photography is the land and the abstractions made by light and shadow. In 1951 she received the first prize for landscape photography from Bezalel University. In 1953 she married the diplomat Meir Ahmir and travelled extensively. She has had solo exhibitions at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem and the Grand Palais, Paris as well as group exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou, Paris and the British Museum, London. She lives and still photographs in Jerusalem. – Some edge wear, a few small creases in corners, otherwise in good condition.

Lit.: Klaus Honnef/Frank Weyers. Und sie haben Deutschland verlassen... müssen. Fotografen und ihre Bilder 1928-1997, Bonn 1997, see pp. 448 - 451.

Estimate
€ 400   (US$ 455)


After-Sales Price
€ 300   (US$ 341)


Siemoneit, Ronald
Mick Jagger on stage

Lot 4324

Mick Jagger on stage. 1986. Vintage gelatin silver print on early RC paper. 40 x 30 cm. Signed and dated by the photographer in ink on the verso.

Some handling creases in mid right and upper left, corners slightly bumped, otherwise in good condition.

Estimate
€ 400   (US$ 455)


After-Sales Price
€ 300   (US$ 341)


Singh, Raghubir
Mourning women, India

Lot 4325

Mourning women, India. Circa 1978/printed 1990s. Dye transfer print. 35,3 x 23,2 cm (42,2 x 33,5 cm).

A fine print in excellent condition.

Estimate
€ 1.200   (US$ 1.367)


Hammer Price
€ 1.000 (US$ 1.140)


Spartakusaufstand Berlin
Spartakusaufstand (Spartacus Uprising) Berlin

Lot 4326

Spartakusaufstand (Spartacist uprising), Berlin. January 1919. 57 vintage gelatin silver prints. Most circa 12 x 18 cm. Mounted to album pages and each annotated in ink below the image in German, bound in contemporary canvas album (spine missing, some torn areas).

A spectacular documentary or souvenir album, most likely compiled by an unknown member of the government forces during and after the suppression of the Spartacist uprising, with detailed captions below the images. The photographs show soldiers during fighting with heavy weapons, tanks, artillery, machine guns, flame throwers, etc. as well as various barricades in the city and many destroyed streets and houses. One image shows the Weimar National Theater guarded by government troops during the German Federal election (National Versammlung) 1919. Other images show polling points in Berlin and some portraits of German political figures such as Ebert, Scheidemann, Giesberts, David, Preuß and Noske, including a portrait of Colonnel Reinhardt, well known for his brutality during the suppression of the Spartacist uprising. Some photographs are most probably by Willy Römer. – Some with slight wear, many faded, otherwise in good condition.

Provenance: Robert Lebeck Collection

Lit.: Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung-Sondernummer "Berliner Sturmtage" January 1919 (some illustrated).
Robert Lebeck/Bodo von Dewitz. Kiosk. Göttingen 2001, see p. 107.

Estimate
€ 2.000   (US$ 2.280)


Hammer Price
€ 1.900 (US$ 2.166)


Stankowski, Anton
Zeitprotokoll mit Auto, Zürich

Lot 4327

"Zeitprotokoll mit Auto, Zürich" (Time Log with Automobile, Zurich). 1929/printed later. Matte gelatin silver print on Agfa paper. 20,5 x 28,6 cm. Titled and annotated in pencil by the photographer on the verso.

A few retouched spots, otherwise in very good condition.

Lit.: A. Stankowski. Photographien ab 1927. Eine Auswahl von Photographien 1929-1939/1954. Heimerdingen 1979, ill. p. 61.

Estimate
€ 400   (US$ 455)


Hammer Price
€ 2.200 (US$ 2.508)


Stankowski, Anton
Packaged nails

Lot 4328

Packaged nails. 1930/printed later. Gelatin silver print on Agfa paper. 30,2 x 40 cm. Photographer's estate stamp on the verso. Matted.

Slight buckling and light handling marks, a few small retouched spots, traces of previous mounting on the verso, otherwise in very good condition.

Lit.: Ulrike Gauss (ed.). Anton Stankowski. Fotografie. Stuttgart 1991, ill. p. 95.

Estimate
€ 750   (US$ 854)


Hammer Price
€ 2.400 (US$ 2.735)


Stankowski, Anton
Ants on egg

Lot 4329

Ants on egg. 1932/printed later. Gelatin silver print on Agfa paper. 40 x 30,2 cm. Photographer's estate stamp on the verso. Matted.

Slight buckling and a few light handling marks, traces of previous mounting on the verso, a few small retouched spots, otherwise in very good condition.

Estimate
€ 750   (US$ 854)


Hammer Price
€ 500 (US$ 570)


Stankowski, Anton
Nudogramm, Child

Lot 4330

Nudogramm, Child. Circa 1954/printed later. Matte gelatin silver print. 23,3 x 17,3 cm. Signed by the photographer in ballpoint pen and annotated in ink by another hand on the verso.

Corners minimally bumped, traces of previous mounting on the verso, otherwise in very good condition.

Lit.: A. Stankowski. Photographien ab 1927. Eine Auswahl von Photographien 1929-1939/1954. Heimerdingen 1979, ill. p. 56.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.026)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 683)


Steinberg, Detlev
3. Festival der Freundschaft zwischen der Jugen...

Lot 4331

"III. Festival der Freundschaft zwischen der Jugend der UdSSR und der DDR in Halle" (International Sports event, Halle). 1975. Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print. 16,5 x 24 cm. Photographer's stamp and annotated in pencil on the verso.

From 1976 - 1990 Detlev Steinberg was chief journalist for the magazine Freie Welt and was stationed many years in Moscow. He travelled across the entire Soviet Union, producing many photo reportages. – A few light surface dents, otherwise a fine tonal print in very good condition.

Lit.: Detlev Steinberg. Der sechste Teil der Erde. Bilder aus der Sowjetunion. Berlin 1991.

Estimate
€ 750   (US$ 854)


Hammer Price
€ 500 (US$ 570)



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