Oct 19, 2010 - Sale 2226

Sale 2226 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 4,320
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
SUDEK, JOSEF (1896-1976)
"Stump of a Horse Chestnut Tree" (from the series "Arrival of Spring in Prague") * "Forest on Mionsí" (from the series "Vanished Statues"). Together, 2 photographs. Silver prints, 6 1/2x9 and 4 1/2x6 1/2 inches (16.5x22.9 and 11.4x16.5 cm.), each with Sudek's signature, in pencil, on recto and the first with an inscription (in Czech), in pencil, on verso. 1950-1972

Additional Details

The first photograph has an inscription to Mrs. Bobrušková, who was a friend of Sudek's and dined with him every week. Sudek gave her a number of his photographs, which often contained handwritten messages.