Horror, 1927

pigment print, mounted on board

signed and dated in pencil (mount, recto); blindstamped photographer’s credit (recto); signed and titled in ink and with a 1927 Salon International d’Art Photographique, Bethune, France label (mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on Guggenheim Museum exhibition label (frame backing)

image/sheet: 11 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. (28.8 x 23.1 cm.)
‌mount: 15 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (39.4 x 29.5 cm.)

At the time of this writing, no other prints of this image are known to exist.
Private Collection, Prague;
Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, 1997;
The Collection of Henry Buhl, New York;
A Show of Hands: Photographs from the Collection of Henry Buhl, Sotheby's New York, December 12, 2012, lot 29;
acquired from the above sale by the present owner.

Jennifer Blessing, Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection, Guggenheim Foundation, New York, 2004, pp. 119 and 212 (this print).
Vladimir Birgus, The Photographer František Drtikol, Kant, Prague, 2000, pl. 55.
Béthune, France, Salon International d'Art Photographique, 1927.
San Francisco, Robert Koch Gallery, František Drtikol: Modernist Nudes, April 3–May 24, 1997.
New York, Guggenheim Museum, Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection, June –September 2004, and thereafter to the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain; Essen, Germany Folkwang Museum; and St. Petersburg, State Russia Museum; Moscow Museum of Modern Art.
Palm Beach Photographic Centre, In Good Hands: Selected Works from the Buhl Collection, March 2011.
Middletown, Delaware, Warner Gallery at St. Andrew's School, In Good Hands: Selected Works from the Buhl Collection, October - November 2011.
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