15 May 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE SPRINGEFELD COLLECTION
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.)
As lot 27.
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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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