Untitled (Photogram), 1939
7.75 x 9.5 in
Very rare photogram by Margaret De Patta (1903-1964) a seminal figure in the American Modernist Jewelry movement. She studied at the New Bauhaus with László Moholy-Nagy and György Kepes and took Constructivist Design ethic to become one of the most innovative mid-century jewelers in America.
Silver Gelatin print with its original mount.
Signed and dated in pencil lower right, below image on the mount.
Print: 24.3 x 20 cm. (9½ x 7? in.)
Mount: 45.7 x 35.3 cm. (18 x 13? in.)
Christie's Auction "Light Volume and Form: Photographs from the Shalom Shpilman Collection"
Neutral toned print on matte double weight paper trimmed to edges accompanied by his original mount. Glue residues on the verso inherent to the previous mounting process not affecting image. Some slight scratches and a few losses along mount's edges.
Overall in excellent condition.