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Portrait of Andrej Bobruska

1960
Josef Sudek (Czechoslovakian, 1896–1976)


Dimensions

Image: 23.5 x 17.6 cm (9 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 22.4 cm (11 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.784

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Authenticated on the verso: "I certify hereby that this is a photograph made by Josef Sudek. Zdenek Kirschner, Curator, Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague 2-7-81"

In Anne Baruch's hand on the reverse: "Purchased from the wife of the sitter. Portrait of Andrej Bobruska, 1960 by Josef Sudek": ref. 81646

Provenance

1981, sold or given by Lída Bobrusková, wife of the sitter Andrej Bobruska, to the Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago; passed by inheritance to the Baruch Foundation, Chicago; 2012, sold by the Baruch Foundation to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund for Photography