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    Alfred Boch (20th Century)
    Dance Company, circa 1950s
    Gelatin silver print
    13-1/4 x 19-1/2 inches (33.7 x 49.5 cm)
    Inscribed by an unknown hand, lower mount recto.

    Born about 1905 in Germany, Alfred Boch was the VP and
    general manager for E. Leitz, Inc., New York. He worked
    closely with photographers, such as Alfred Eisenstaedt in
    further developing the Leica 35 mm cameras. During WWII
    Boch and the Leitz firm helped and supported Jewish
    refugees from Germany to immigrate and assimilate in the
    US.
    He was a talented photographer himself, and his work
    appeared in a MoMA exhibition in 1966. Boch was also a
    member of the important "Circle of Confusion", which
    included Konrad Cramer and Manuel Komroff.


    Condition Report*: Overall good condition, commensurate with age. Silver mirroring, particularly to the edges. Scattered hairline scratches and indentations visible under raking light. Vertical lines of matte scuffing at left edge. A few areas of matte scuffing in lower half of the image. Some peeling to edges of sheet. Bumped corners. Scuffing and discoloration to mount, not affecting the image. Has an extremely faint odor. Dry mounted to board measuring 20 by 24 inches. Not framed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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