• Selections from the Baio Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 2407

    Selections from the Baio Collection of Photography

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946)

    The Water's Edge (Hungarian Sea), c. 1929

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946)
    The Water's Edge (Hungarian Sea), c. 1929
    gelatin silver print
    credit stamps (on the verso)
    11 3/8 x 8 3/8in. (29.3 x 21.7cm.)


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    Provenance

    Purchased for The Museum of MOdern Art, New York, from the Delphic Studios with funds from David H. McAlpin, 1939;
    Sothebys, New York, Photographs from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 25, 2001, lot 140


    Saleroom Notice

    Provenance: Purchased for MoMA, New York with funds provided by David H. McAlpin in 1939 from the Delphic Galleries, New York. The photograph later formed part of Sotheby's New York auction, Photographs from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, held on April 25, 2001. This photograph was also exhibited at MoMA, New York in the show Kertész, Rodchenko, and Moholy-Nagy: Photographs from the Collection, from January-June, 1974.


    Exhibited

    Delphic Studio Galleries, New York, 1939
    The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Kertész, Rodchenko, and Moholy-Nagy: Photographs from the Collection, January-June, 1974