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    Thirteen Photographs in Portfolio
    Signed by Josef Sudek

    [Photography]. Josef Sudek. [Portfolio]. The Photographs of Josef Sudek. Prague: Edice Mezinarodni Fotografie / Pressfoto, 1976. First edition. Signed and dated by Josef Sudek on the front cover of the twelve page text booklet accompanying photographs. Text by Petr Tausk translated into Czech, Russian, German, English, and French. Thirteen original photographs on twelve silver gelatin prints each measuring 23.8 by 30.1 cm. The prints are in fine condition. They are housed in the original black and silver printed portfolio which is scuffed and creased. The portfolio and text booklet are in a custom cloth lined clamshell box with a reproduction of a Sudek still-life on the cover. A handsome presentation.

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    Josef Sudek (March 17, 1896-September 15 1976) was a noted Czech photographer best remembered for his haunting night views of Prague and his modernist work, including remarkable still-life images. His work is the more remarkable in that his right arm had been amputated as a result of a WW I war injury. Signed work by Sudek is rare. In particular, this portfolio was signed within a month of his death.



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