6192. The photographs of Josef Sudek 1976

SUDEK, JOSEF. Edice mezinárodní fotografie, svazek I. International Photography Edition, Vol. 1. With an introductory text by Petr Tausk. Prague (Pressfoto) 1976.

4:o (about 300x238 mm.). 12 page (including wrappers) text booklet and 13 loose original Josef Sudek b/w bromoil prints on 12 sheets (1 print has two separate panoramic landscapes).
Loose as issued in original folder. Folder rubbed at corners.

First edition, first impression.
The staple-bound 12 page booklet with text by Trausk in Czech, English, German, Russian, and French. 12 loose original Josef Sudek b/w bromoil prints.
Each print title is "From the Cycle ." 1. Still Life 1955 2. Glass Labyrinths 1968 3-4. The Windows of my Studio 1954 5. Walks: The Enchanting Garden 1955 6. Walks: A Walk Through Mionsi 1968 7. Walks: In Our Yard 1970 8. Walks: A Walk Through the Chotek Gardens 1970 9. Walks: View of Spring from Our Street 1973 10. Janacek's Hukvaldy 1965 11. Lost Statues 1965 12. Memories 1956 13. The Advent of Spring in Prague 1965.
Josef Sudek (1896-1976), a Czech photographer best known for his elegiac black-and-white images of Prague, interiors, still lifes, and the landscapes of Bohemian forests.

Provenance: Lars Hall (1938-2018), prominent in Swedish public relations, designer and art collector, who studied at Konstfack in Stockholm. Hall was an Art Director and one of the founders of the advertising agency Hall & Cederquist AB in 1973. He also started Gallery Camera Obscura and later Lars Hall AB, (art direction and design). He was also an avid collector of books and Fine Art photography.