5 October 1999
GYRGY KEPES (born 1906)
Untitled (Juliet with leaf overlay)
Gelatin silver print with stencil overlay. Circa 1937. Credit stamp on the verso.
6 x 4.5/8in. (15.9 x 11.8cm.)
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See: Banning & Assocs. and Boxer, The New Bauhaus, School of Design in Chicago, Photographs 1937-44 (exhibition catalogue), cover and p. 25 for a variant, there dated circa 1938.
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