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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHANN GRAF

    Soap foam, before 1933

    Price Realised  

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHANN GRAF
    Soap foam, before 1933
    gelatin silver print
    credited, titled and numbered '17' in unknown hand in pencil on verso
    9 x 6½in. (22.7 x 16.5cm.)


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    The photographer has observed and captured within a banal and fugitive subject -- the foam of soap -- an abstracted graphic structure, elegantly and delicately delineated in fine pale lines on a black ground.

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    Provenance

    As lot 27.