Leni Riefenstahl - SPOTLIGHT: Photographs from A Private London Collection Online Auction London Friday, July 7, 2023 | Phillips

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  • “I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy.”
    —Leni Riefenstahl

    • Provenance

      CAMERA WORK, Berlin

    • Literature

      L. Riefenstahl, Olympia, London: Quartet, 1994, various images: p. 32, 211, 216, 223 , 227, 229 (for various images)
      Leni Riefenstahl: Five Lives, Cologne: Taschen, 2000, pl. 115 (Der Einsprung)

    • Catalogue Essay

      Titles include:
      Auf der Wasserlinie, 1936; Der Turmspringer, 1936; Der Einsprung, 1936; Auftauchen, 1936; Reigen, 1936; Der Einsprung, 1936; Unter Wasser, 1936

SPOTLIGHT: A PRIVATE LONDON COLLECTION

38

Lot offered with No Reserve

Selected Images from Olympia

1936
Seven gelatin silver prints, printed later, each mounted.
Varying sizes from 21.5 x 27.2 cm (8 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.) to 49.3 x 39 cm (19 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)
Each signed and titled in pencil on the mount; with edition and/or copyright credit stamp on the reverse of the mount.

Full Cataloguing

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 •♠

Sold for £8,255

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SPOTLIGHT: Photographs from A Private London Collection Online Auction

7 - 14 July 2023