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Floris M. Neusüss
Flötenspielerin (Flute Player)
Gelatin silver print on Leonar-autocop (auto-reversal) paper
132 x 105 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Dec 2, 2009, Sale: 94, Lot: 4294)
Signed and dated by the photographer in pencil in lower right corner and mounted to linen and attached to 2 wooden bars on lower and upper edge for hanging, also titled by the photographer in pencil on verso of upper bar.
Floris Neususs began making body photograms in 1960. These life-size, artistic renditions of the human form are a major part of Neususs' body of work and such early prints as the one offered here are rare and unique.
Lit.: T.O. Immisch (ed.). Floris Neususs. Körperbilder. Fotogramme der sechziger Jahre. Halle 2001.