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Gelatin silver print
23 x 17.1 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Auction 110, 19th - 21st Century Photography, 6 December 2017, Lot: 4260
1928 was an important year in Albert Renger-Patzsch's career; his seminal book "Die Welt ist Schön" was published and through his editor, Carl Georg Heise, he received a commission to photograph the country residence of the Warburg family in Hamburg-Blankenese. This image is from a series of 68 images he took for the project
Lit.: Oliver Breitfeld (ed.). Albert Renger-Patzsch. Parklandschaften. 60 Fotos für die Warburgs. Hamburg 2005, ill. p. 30.