4 April 2013
Self Portrait with Sister, 1924
unique gelatin-silver-print-collage on carte postale
signed, extensively annotated in English/German in colored pencil; credit in ink (on the reverse of the mount)
image/sheet: 3 5/8 x 3in. (9.3 x 7.6cm.)
mount (gelatin silver postcard): 5 5/8 x 4 1/8in. (14.3 x 10.5cm.)
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