5 October 1999
JAROMR FUNKE (1896-1945)
Composition (Glass abstraction)
Gelatin silver print. Circa 1923. Signed by Anna Funkov in pencil on the mount.
9 x 11in. (22.9 x 29.2cm.)
Busch Reisinger Collection;
private collection, New York;
Christie's, 24 April 1990, lot 292;
private collection, Northwest;
to the present owner.
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See: Moravsk Galerie, Jaromr Funke: Pioneering Avant-Garde Photography, p. 94, no. 12 for another image from the same series.
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