Oct 18, 2018 - Sale 2489

Sale 2489 - Lot 423

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
JOSEF SUDEK (1896-1976)
Pro Fily 1 * The Photographs of Josef Sudek. A pair of portfolios by the Czech master photographer, comprised of a total of 31 prints of Sudek's elegaic and aetherial photographs. The first with 18 (of 18) photographs, including 4 panoramas, and the second with 13 (of 13) photographs, mostly consisting of garden, window, and architectural studies. Silver prints, the images ranging from 3 3/8x11 to 11 1/4x8 3/8 inches (8.6x27.9 to 28.6x21.3 cm.), each of the group of 18 with the stamped title and negative date. Each set housed in a printed pictorial folding jacket; the first white with black printing, with the titles on the back inside flap; the second silver with black printing, with a printed booklet (in Czech, German, Russian, English, and French); all contents loose as issued.
Prague: Panorama, 1980
Prague: Pressfoto, 1977

WITH-- Praha Panoromatika. Profusely illustrated with Sudek's sweeping panoramas of Prague. Oblong 4to, white linen-covered boards with decorative black stamping; some light edgewear visible. Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi, 1959.

Additional Details

The portfolio titled Profily 1 [Profiles 1] includes: Sunday Afternoon on the Kolin Island, 1926 Interior--Detail from St. Vitus' Cathedral, 1924-28 Still Life with a Pitcher, 1926 View From My Studio-Window, n.d. The Garden of a Lady Sculptor, 1953 Window of My Studio, 1954 White Rose Bud, 1954 Bunch of Meadow Flowers, n.d. The Garden I am Watching, 1955 Still Life with Dead Leaves, 1956 Still Life After Caravaggio, 1959 In the Magic Garden, 1959 A pair of photographs from the cycle Glass Labyrinths, 1968 Central Bohemian Highland, 1955 In the Magic Garden, 1955 The Castle from the Lobkowitz Garden, 1956 Landscape at the Melnik at the Ferry, 1964.

The portfolio titled The Photographs of Joseph Sudek includes: Still Life, 1955 Glass Labyrinths, 1968 A pair of photographs from The Windows of My Studio, 1954 The Enchanting Garden, 1955 A Walk Through Mionsi, 1968 In Our Yard, 1970 A Walk Through the Chotek Gardens, 1970 View of Spring from our Street, 1973 Janácek's Hukvaldy, 1965 Lost Statues, 1965 Memories, 1956 The Advent of Spring in Prague, 1965.