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Herbert Matter (American/Swiss, 1907–1984)
LOT ID: 69953
Nude in Net, 1940

Silver Print, gelatin silver print
10 х 8 in. (25.4 x 20.32 cm.)
Stamped, verso.
Lot description
Herbert Matter, Nude in Net, Provincetown, 1940. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size is 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm). Stamped.

This is the last print of this subject from the Matter Estate.

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.

Nude in Net by Herbert Matter
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