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  • Provenance

    Collection of Dr. Joseph V. Brumlik
    Sotheby's, New York, 12 October 2000, lot 223

  • Catalogue Essay

    This trio of Sudek panoramas comes originally from the collection of Dr. Joseph V. Brumlik, a close friend of the photographer. The two met in Prague between the world wars and shared an intense interest in music. Brumlik fled the German occupation of Prague, ultimately settling in New York City in 1946. He maintained an active correspondence with Sudek, who pressed him to send record company catalogues of the latest classical releases. In turn, Sudek included photographs in his letters to Brumlik creating, over the years, a remarkable correspondence.

57

Panoramas of Prague

1962
Three gelatin silver prints.
Each 3 3/8 x 11 1/8 in. (8.6 x 28.3 cm)
One print signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso.

Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

sold for $13,750

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