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Portrait of Josef Sudek

Inscription

Verso: In pencil, u.l. in Czech Verso, in pencil, u.r., dated 1955 or 1956 In blue ink and crossed out in pencil: 9 Ehm stamps, twice, in black ink, ctr: Fotografoval / Josef Ehm / 170 00 Praha 7 / U Smaltovny 20 E / Telefon 37 32 65 In blue ink, ctr: Fotograf Josef Sudek

Provenance

After 1989, acquired by the Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago; 2007, passed by inheritance to the Baruch Foundation, Chicago; 2012, sold by the Baruch Foundation to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Phyllis Anina Moriarty

1955–1956

Dimensions

Image: 23.7 x 17.3 cm (9 5/16 x 6 13/16 in.) Sheet: 24 x 17.3 cm (9 7/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.782

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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