Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 197

 

197
Leni Riefenstahl
Nuba Portfolio, 1970er.
30 Dye-Transfer-Prints, indiviually mounted on ...
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 52,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 65.000

(incl. surcharge)
Nuba Portfolio. 1970er Jahre.
30 Dye-Transfer-Prints, indiviually mounted on board.
Each signed and inscribed on the board. Verso each with photographer's and copyright stamp, consecutively Roman numbered "I"-"XXX" in ink by hand and with the edition stamp that is numbered in ink. Together with two large-size brochures, one in English and one in German, the latter dedicated. In two cloth-coated portfolio boxes which are in two felt cases. Copy aside from the edition of 7. Proofs ca. 58 x 43 cm (22.8 x 16.9 in). Size of board: 75 x 61 cm (29,5 x 24 in).
Originally, 15 copies of the portfolio were printed. However, only 7 portfolios have been completely preserved and sold. Edition of Fine Art Photography, Berlin 2002. [AM].
• Striking work in three parts and from a small edition.
• The complete set.
• In 1962 Riefenstahl visited the Sudan for the first time and stayed with the local Nuba tribes
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.




197
Leni Riefenstahl
Nuba Portfolio, 1970er.
30 Dye-Transfer-Prints, indiviually mounted on ...
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 52,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 65.000

(incl. surcharge)