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Book cover for Josef Sudek "Nas Hrad" (Prague, Joseph R. Vilimek, 1948)
27 x 19.5 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Bassenge 91. Auction - 19th - 21st Century Photography (June 11, 15.00, 3 PM CET) Lot: 4981
Text by Adolf Wenig. 248 p., 24 l. with 48 full page photographs in photo gravure.
First edition. Since 1947, he had published eight books making a stunning series of cityscapes of Prague. Sudek's work first appeared in America in 1974 when the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, gave him a retrospective exhibition. The same year Light Gallery in New York City showed an exhibition of his photographs. On his 80th birthday in April, 1976, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague inaugurated a comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Sudek's work which later appeared at the Photographer's Gallery, London.