15 May 2008
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.)
As lot 27.
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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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