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Ferdinand Küss 
Still life with statuette, fruit and various objects 
1860
  
Albumen print 
30.3 x 24.7 cm (oval) 
  
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Photography, 6 June 2018, Lot: 4062 
  
 
LL/82521 
  
orn in Vienna, Ferdinand Küss was a successful painter known for his artfully composed still lifes. He later turned to photography and founded his first studio in Vienna in 1859. The still life offered here shows a strong painterly composition and most likely served as a model for a painting.
 
Lit.: Otto Hochreiter/Timm Starl (eds.) Geschichte der Fotografie in Österreich Band II., (Bad Ischl), 1983, see p. 145. 
 

 
  
 
  
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