Alexander Rodchenko - Photographs New York Monday, July 13, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Originally in the collection of Lubomir Linhart, Prague
    Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York
    Christie's, New York, 5 April 2012, lot 333
    Private Collection, New York

  • Literature

    Lavrentiev, Alexander Rodchenko: Photography 1924-1954, pl. 146
    Shudakov, Pioneers of Soviet Photography, pl. 24
    The Museum of Modern Art, Aleksandr Rodchenko, p. 228

  • Catalogue Essay

    This photograph comes originally from the collection of Czech photography historian and author Lubomir Linhart who published a book on the work of Alexander Rodchenko in 1964.


Fire Escape

Gelatin silver print, printed later.
5 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (13.7 x 9.5 cm)
Lubomir Linhart collection stamp and annotations in pencil on the verso.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $5,000

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New York Auction 13 July 2020