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Beach Fashion, Berlin
Gelatin silver print
24 x 17.2 cm
Ostlicht - Gallery for Photography
24th OstLicht Photo Auction – 19.11.2021, Lot: 48
Berlin photographer Yva, born Else Ernestine Neuländer, was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer of the interwar period. Because of her Jewish family background, she was banned from working under the National Socialist dictatorship. At first, she was able to continue working by formally handing over the studio and could still also to train apprentices, such as Helmut Neustädter, who later became famous under the name Newton. She died in an extermination camp in the early 1940s.