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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    FRANTISEK DRTIKOL

    Price Realised  

    FRANTISEK DRTIKOL
    Zena ve Svetle -- Woman in Light. Prague: E. Beaufort, 1930.

    Octavo (240 x 170 mm). 46 black and white photographs. Original orange cloth, printed paper label on front cover, original photo-illustrated dust jacket (portion of blank lower panel restored, a few closed tears); black cloth folding case.

    FIRST EDITION IN THE RARE DUST-JACKET. 101 Books, pp.64-65 ("Drtikol moved, with Zena ve Svetle, into his own modernist style of photography that PREFIGURED AND INFLUENCED THE EMERGING BAUHAUS AESTHETIC"); The Open Book, pp. 94-95; The Photobook, p.79 ("A HANDSOME AND WELL-DESIGNED BOOK").


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