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LOTTE JACOBI (1896-1990) Portfolio No. II. With 12 (of 12) photographs of Germany's most illustrious film, dance, and theatrical figures. With an introduction by Robert M. Doty, a title page, a list of photographs, and a fourth sheet containing a short biography and a colophon. Silver prints, the images measuring 7 1/4x9 1/4 inches (18.4x23.5 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets 11x12 1/2 inches (27.9x31.8 cm.), with Jacobi's signature, in pencil, on recto; each print is matted, with a debossed number on the overmat. Folio-sized gray cloth clamshell box; contents loose as issued. 20 OF 25 NUMBERED COPIES. New Hampshire: Deering, 1928-38; printed 1979
Claire Bauroff, Berlin, c. 1928 Hanja Holm with dance group, New York, c. 1938 Pauline Koner (photomontage), New York, c. 1937 Harold Kreutzberg, Berlin, c. 1930 Head of a Dancer, Berlin, c. 1929 Mary Wigman, Berlin, c. 1930 Heinrich von Twardowski, Berlin, c. 1932 Max Guelstorff, Berlin, c. 1931 Fritz Lang, director, producer; Erwin Piscator, director, producer; Reinhold Schuenzel, actor, Berlin, c. 1929 Heinrich George, Berlin, c. 1932 "Merchant from Berlin," by Walter Mehring , Nollendorf Theatre, Berlin, c. 1929 On the Stage, Berlin, c. 1928.
According to her biographer, "Jacobi was the fourth generation of a family of photographers. Her great grandfather met Daguerre." Jacobi fled Nazi Germany in 1935, and for many decades operated a portrait studio in New York City.