Feb 14, 2017 - Sale 2436

Sale 2436 - Lot 97

Price Realized: $ 30,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000
A striking set of 32 dramatic photographs relating to the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics. With action shots and posed portraits of several athletes, including American four-time gold medalist Jesse Owens. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 8 5/8x11 3/4 inches (21.9x29.8 cm.), and slightly smaller, and the reverse, most sheets measuring 9 1/2x11 7/8 inches (24.1x30.2 cm.), nearly all with the Tobis Zurich credit, in the negative, and with Riefenstahl's Olympia Fest der Völker and Fest der Schoenheit credit hand stamps, and her notations, in ink, on verso. 1936

Additional Details

WITH--Olympia Fest der Völker. Bound press kit with information about the athletes and their Olympic feats, with a facsimile of Riefenstahl's signature. 4to, blue paper boards with white printed title and credit; some light edge and binding wear. Zurich: Tobis, 1936.

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