Gustavo Bonaventura

Hugo Erfurth in his Studio


gelatin silver photograph


Gustavo Bonaventura (Verona 1882–1966 Rome)


Portrait of the photographer Hugo Erfurth in his Atelier, Palais Lüttichau, Dresden


vintage gelatin silver photograph 

23,3 × 8,7 cm ((9 ⅛ × 3 ⅜ in.) 

collection stamp on the reverse as well as inscribed and numbered by various hands in blue ballpoint pen and pencil

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Condition: In very good condition. Mattes paper. Tear edge on the left. In raking light isolated hardly perceptible oxidation mirroring.


Hugo Erfurth 1874-1948. Photograph zwischen Tradition und Moderne (Cologne, Museum für Angewandte Kunst; Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen; Munich, Stadtmuseum, 1992/93), p. 417 (there a further picture from the same session)

Italie 1880-1910. Arte alla prova della modernità (Rom, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, 2000/01; Paris, Musée d'Orsay, 2001), p. 265, pl. 102 (there a further picture from the same session)

Portrait im Aufbruch. [Portraits of an Age.] Photographie in Deutschland und Österreich 1900 - 1938. New York, Neue Galerie. Museum for German and Austrian Art, 2005, p. 142 (there attributed to Hugo Erfurth, titled and dated: "Self portrait, Dresden, after 1906")



Jack Daulton

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