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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    HEIN GORNY (1904-1967)

    Open book, before 1933

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    HEIN GORNY (1904-1967)
    Open book, before 1933
    gelatin silver print
    signed by photographer in ink on recto; credited and titled in German, numbered '15' in other hands in pencil on verso
    10¾ x 15½in. (27.2 x 39.3cm.)


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    Inspired by the ideas of Albert Renger Patzsch, Gorny opened a professional studio in Hanover in 1929 and shortly thereafter, his images were seen in the pages of international publications, including the influential annual Photographie.

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    Provenance

    As lot 27.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE SPRINGEFELD COLLECTION