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    Sale 5435

    Photographs

    26 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    ANDREAS FEININGER (1906-1999)

    Deep, Summer 1932

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANDREAS FEININGER (1906-1999)
    Deep, Summer 1932
    gelatin silver print
    titled and dated by artist, credited, dated and numbered '10' in another hand in ink/pencil on verso
    9 x 15in. (22.7 x 38cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    This is the second and final offering from the Springefeld Collection. These prints are from a group acquired at auction in Dresden in 1949 by Fritz Springefeld and preserved by him until his death at the age of 91 in 2005. It was Springefeld's trained visual sensibility as a graphic designer that drew him to these photographs when he viewed them prior to the auction organised by the SVK (Sozialversicherungskasse). Part I was offered in London, May 2008. Professor Herbert Molderings examined the prints and concluded that they are a part of the remarkable collection assembled between 1929 and 1932 by Dresden industrialist Kurt Kirchbach and exhibited in Hamburg in 1932.

    PROPERTY FROM THE SPRINGEFELD COLLECTION,
    FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF KURT KIRCHBACH