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[Detail of a Benzene Wash, Scholven Coal Mine near Buer]


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German (Würzburg 1897 - 1966 Wamel bei Soest)
[Detail of a Benzene Wash, Scholven Coal Mine near Buer], 1934-1935?
Photograph
German
,
20th century
Gelatin silver print
23 x 17.1 cm (9 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Richard and Priscilla Hunt
, 2008.29
Marks
inscription: on verso, t.c., in brown ink: F. [?]
inscription: on verso, t.c., in graphite in unknown hand: Detail einer Benzolwäsche // zeche Scholven bei Buer
stamp: on verso, t.c., in purple ink: RENGER-FOTO D.W.B. // ESSEN, GOETHESTR. 41
stamp: on verso, t.c., in purple ink: oben [in a double triangle]
stamp and inscription: on verso, t.c., in purple ink and graphite: [stamped:] No. [inscribed:] 32015
Provenance
Albert Renger-Patzsch, Essen, created, 1934-35?
Christie's, New York, sold, April 24, 2007, no. 308
Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc., New York, purchased at Christie's, New York, April 24, 2007, sold to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2008.