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03.11.2011 - 12.11.2011

Once again we are proud to present approximately 200 lots of high international renown for our 5th bi-annual Photographica Auction at WestLicht. Works by great photographers, such as Berenice Abbott, Richard Avedon, Henri-Cartier Bresson, Robert Capa, Robert Doisneau, Elliott Erwitt, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Philippe Halsman, Horst P. Horst, Germaine Krull, Mary Ellen Mark, Helmut Newton, August Sander, Jan Saudek , Bert Stern, Josef Sudek und Paul Wolff. A special highlight is a portrait of Egon Schiele by Anton Josef Trčka (1893-1940). The auction has a special focus on Austrian photo art, featuring images by Emma Bacher, Trude Fleischmann, Franz Hubmann, Rudolf Koppitz, Heinrich Kühn, Inge Morath, Moriz Nähr und Anton Josef Trčka. Our auction range also includes contemporary photographic art by Judith Huemer, Sabine Jelinek, Markus Oberndorfer, Klaus Pichler, Gerlinde Miesenböck, Agnes Prammer, Lois Renner, Eva Schlegel and Werner Schrödl. Our independent team of experts is ensuring the legitimate evaluation of all photographs in this auction. One of the highlights of our camera-auction is the rare and absolutely original Leica Model A, with calfskin body-cover (LEANEKALB) with brown chequered pattern. According to Hahne, only 180 examples of the calfskin Leicas were produced in 1930/31. AUCTION DETAILS 19th WestLicht Photographica Auction Saturday, 12th of November 2011, Camera-Auction > 11 h Photo-Auction > 18 h WestLicht – Schauplatz für Fotografie, Westbahnstraße 40, 1070 Wien Preview of the photo lots: Before 3rd of November at personal request From 3rd until 12th of November: 10-18 h More information, as well as press images and catalogue ordering forms can be found on the auction website:

Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856–1931) ›Cain‹ Taormina, Sicily c. 1900 Mat albumen print, Vintage, printed 1913
Emma Bacher (1867–1948) Gustav Klimt with friends at a landing stage Attersee c. 1903 Vintage collodion print, mounted on original cardboard
Rudolf Koppitz (1884–1936) Nude at the seaside (Anna Koppitz) 1923 Vintage silver print
Berenice Abbott (1898–1991) Statue of Liberty New York c. 1932 Vintage silver print, mounted on original cardboard
Josef Sudek (1896–1976) Moldova with national theater Prague c. 1948 Vintage silver print, contact print
Judith Huemer (* 1969) ›Balcony Session‹ 2007 Chromogenic print, framed