Previous LotNext lot

Herbert Matter (American/Swiss, 1907–1984)
LOT ID: 77149
Hand in Stocking, 1955

Silver Print, Photogram, gelatin silver print
11 х 14 in. (27.94 x 35.56 cm.)
Stamped
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1955
Lot description
Herbert Matter, Hand in Stocking, 1955. Gelatin silver print/photogram, 11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm). Stamped. Vintage.

Matter produced photograms sporadically after the mid-1940s. This image was created for fashion use but not to be published.

Herbert Matter (1907-1984) was a Swiss-born American photographer and graphic designer known for his pioneering use of photomontage in commercial art. The designer's innovative and experimental work helped shape the vocabulary of 20th-century graphic design. As a photographer, Matter won acclaim for his purely visual approach. A master technician, he used every method available to achieve his vision of light, form and texture. Manipulation of the negative, retouching, cropping, enlarging and light drawing are some of the techniques he used to achieve the fresh, enigmatic form he sought in his still lifes, landscapes, nudes and portraits.
Hand in Stocking by Herbert Matter
  • Hand in Stocking by Herbert Matter
  • Hand in Stocking by Herbert Matter
  • Hand in Stocking by Herbert Matter
Alternate Views: 1 of 1
Share |
Add Herbert Matter to My Artist Alert
Receive email alerts as soon as artists you follow are up for sale. Update your artist watch list any time.

Sales Results for Comparable Works

artnet Auctions—Buy and sell art 24/7 worldwide. ©2014 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. All rights reserved. artnet® is a registered
trademark of Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Call for Assistance: US +1-877-388-3256, EU +49 (0)30 20 91 78 50