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With photographer's stamp on verso. His vintage contact prints from the 1930s are very rare and sought after. For two variations of this image, see: Fotografick? obzor (Photographic Horizon, monthly magazine), 1940, No.7, p.78 and Jirí Ma?ín, Josef Ehm (SNKLHU, Prague 1961), pl.1. Provenance: the artist's wife's personal collection.

Josef Ehm was born August 1, 1909 in Habartov, Czechoslovakia.

Along with Jamomir Funke, he was a teacher at the State School of Graphic Art in Prague from 1934 to 1946.

In 1935 he participated in preparation of the legendary book "Photography Sees Surface".

His artistic photographs are renowned for a unique combination of avant-garde creative methods and technical brilliance. He was a part of the New Objectivity movement.

Ehm died in 1989.

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Photo Detail - Josef Ehm - Summer (Two Women and Man in Bathing Suit under Parasol)
Josef Ehm Summer (Two Women and Man in Bathing Suit under Parasol)

Price $5,000

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Ref.# 10457

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1934  Print Date 1934

Dimensions 3-1/2 x 2-1/4 in. (89 x 57 mm)

Photo Country Czech Republic

Photographer Country Czech Republic


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