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Czechoslovakia, 1967 (Angel on Bicycle)

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During the early 1960s, Josef Koudelka began an extended documentary project focusing on the lives of gypsies, at first in his native Czechoslovakia and later in Romania, Ireland, Spain, and Portugal. His grainy, unsentimental black-and-white images typically portray his subjects in the context...

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Sheet all signed in ink, lower right margin: "Josef Koudelka".

Provenance

The Atelier Group, LTD., New York; purchased February 1982.

Credit Line

Polaroid Foundation Purchase Fund

Copyright

© 2010 Josef Koudelka

1967

Dimensions

Image: 22.9 x 35.6 cm (9 x 14 in.) Sheet: 30.2 x 40.6 cm (11 7/8 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.160

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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