May 09, 2013 - Sale 2313

Sale 2313 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(AVANT-GARDE. CZECH.) Koch, Jindrich. Práce Jindricha Kocha. Handsomely illustrated with 10 reproductions of Koch's modernist images. Designed by Ladislav Sutnar. Folio, original black card wrappers, lacking original orange paper label, extremities with light wear; some offsetting and soiling to endpapers, a few unobtrusive spots of foxing. (IO). Prague: Statni graficka skola, 1935

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scarce first edition. Koch was '"The first Czechoslovak to study at the Weimar Bauhaus. His works excelled in their technical and compositional perfection, however his tragic death in 1934 cut short his promising career"--Birgus, Czech Photographic Avant-Garde 1918-1948, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002, pages 162-63.