The Rich Tradition of Czech Photography Offered in Sale by artnet Auctions

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NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions announce an offering of approximately 75 Czech photographs. This selection of works will illustrate the rich photographic tradition of the Czech Republic with estimates ranging from USD 1500–2500 to USD 60,000–80,000. This small survey traces the multi-faceted range of trends in Czech photography during the first half of the twentieth century. The diverse selection features pictorialism inspired by Art Nouveau, the avant-garde development of photomontage, and the poetic modernism of a more insular political period. The auction features photographs by artists such as Josef Sudek, Frantisek Drtikol, Jaromir Funke, and Eugen Wiskovsky among numerous others. The auction highlights a rare Sudek vintage pigment print depicting foamy beer glasses, which showcases Sudek’s use of a rich tonal range and