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With photographer's stamp on verso. His vintage prints from the 1930s are very rare and sought after. See: Zdenek Kirschner, Josef Ehm: A Retrospective Exhibition, p.21 (Catalog, Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago 1990). 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 - Look Out Children! A Competition for You (Advertising Posters)
Josef Ehm Look Out Children! A Competition for You (Advertising Posters)

Price $5,000

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Ref.# 10458

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1936  Print Date 1936

Dimensions 3-1/2 x 3-3/8 in. (89 x 86 mm)

Photo Country Czech Republic

Photographer Country Czech Republic


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