Franz Roh (1890–1965) - Sitting nude study with comb

Description
Franz Roh (1890–1965) - Sitting nude study with comb
Gelatin-silver print - estate/edition stamp

Griffelkunst edition stamp and numbered ""293A4" in pencil verso. A very good quality print authorized by the Franz Roh estate, on matte finish paper, from 1999.

AGE: shot during the mid-1920s, printed in 1999
PROCESS: gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper
DIMENSIONS: 30.3 x 24 cm
CONDITION: very good.

Franz Roh (21 February 1890 – 30 December 1965), was a German historian, photographer, and art critic. Roh is perhaps best known for his 1925 book "After expressionism: Magical Realism: Problems of the newest European painting" he coined the term "magic realism". As a photographer and critic, he absolutely hated photographs that mimicked painting, charcoal, or drawings. During the Nazi regime, he was isolated and briefly put in jail for his book "Foto-Auge" (Photo-Eye).

Lot details
Artist
Franz Roh (1890–1965)
Title of artwork
Sitting nude study with comb
Technique
Gelatin-silver print
Signature
estate/edition stamp
Condition
Fine
Vintage print
Printed later
Image size
24.9×17.7 cm
Total dimensions
30.3×24×0 cm
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