Sep 21, 2021 - Sale 2579

Sale 2579 - Lot 97

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000


A group of 5 industrial studies.
Silver prints, four images measuring approximately 171.5x228.6 mm; 6 3/4x9 inches, and the reverse, one measuring 171.5x127 mm; 6 3/4x5 inches, each with a Renger-Patzsch or Renger-Foto hand stamp and numeric notation, in pencil, one with an Ingelstadt hand stamp, and one with a Nur Fur Werkgebrauch and Schubert & Salzer hand stamp, on verso. Circa 1940s-60s..

Albert Renger-Patzsch was a practitioner and advocate of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement in Germany, which aimed to depict the world in a frank, objective manner. His photographs of landscapes and industrial studies intended to capture the essence of the object through his texturally detailed and realistic style.