Oct 17, 2019 - Sale 2520

Sale 2520 - Lot 177

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
Discus Thrower, German Olympics. Silver print, the image measuring 10 7/8x8 1/2 inches (27.7x21.6 cm.), with the Olympia Film, TOBIS notation and numeric notations, in the negative, and a title, in German, the negative date, and sizing notations, in pencil, and a date hand stamp (1956), on verso. 1938

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Riefenstahl directed the Nazi propaganda films "Triumph of the Will," which documented the party's 1934 rally in Nuremberg, and "Olympia," a precursor of modern sports photography.