Nude, 1927
pigment print, mounted on board
blindstamped photographer's copyright credit (recto); signed and dated in pencil (mount, recto); variously numbered in pencil/ink (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 11 1/4 x 9 in. (28.5 x 22.8 cm.)
mount: 18 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (47 x 31.7 cm.)
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York;
Private collection, New York;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 2011.
Anna Fárová, František Drtikol: Etapy zivota a fotografického díla/ Secese, Art deco, Abstrakce, vol. 1, Svet, Prague, 2012, ill. 199.

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'A photographer is a composer of light, searching for melodies that would please the soul, that would find an expression for our feelings.' –František Drtikol

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