OTTO UMBEHR (1902–1980)
Eight prints from 'Umbo, 10 Photographs', 1927-1930,
Cologne: Galerie Rudolf Kicken, 1980. Incomplete portfolio consisting of eight gelatin silver prints, each stamped photographer’s credit (recto); five stamped photographer’s Estate credit with Phyllis Umbehr facsimile signature and Galerie Rudolf Kicken copyright credit numbered ‘13/50’ and three stamped Galerie Rudolf Kicken copyright credit numbered ‘13/50’ (verso); each image approx.11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm.), each sheet 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.5 cm.).
G. Ray Hawkins, Los Angeles;
acquired from the above by the present owner, c. 1990.
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The plates are as follows:
1. Rut: Maske (Rut: Mask), 1927-1978
2. Untitled (Self-Portrait), ca. 1930
3. Pantoffeln (Slippers), 1928
4.. Portrait of Willis Bock, 1928
5. Kolja Wassilieff Painting Valeska Gert, 1928
6. Sunbathers
7. Untitled, (from the series Dr. Phil, h. c. Grock), 1928-1929
8. Schattenwunder (Miraculous Shadows), 1928

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