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Heinrich Kühn (Austrian, 1866–1944)
LOT ID: 67722
Dog in Sunlight on Chair, Taken in the Tyrol, ie. circa 1920

Other, Vintage Pigment Transfer Print on Japanese Tissue
10.5 х 8 in. (26.67 x 20.32 cm.)
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1920
Lot description
A dog, just barely curled up upon an upholstered chair, lazes in the sunlight, eyes shut tight against the glare. A superbly atmospheric animal image. Austrian/European location adds the romance.
Kuhn (1866–1944) was a master of Pictorialism and the gum bichromate process, and later championed a straightforward, unmanipulated approach to photography. He contributed to Camera Work photographed Alfred Steiglitz.
Illustrated in: Fotografische Sammlung Im Museum Folkwang. p. 16
Alternate Views: 1 of 1
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