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    BILL BRANDT (British, 1904-1983)
    Grand Union Canal, Paddington, 1938
    Gelatin silver, printed later
    13-1/4 x 11-1/2 inches (33.7 x 29.2 cm)
    Signed in ink in margin recto.

    B. Brandt, Shadow of Light, A Collection of Photographs from 1931 to The Present, London, Bodley Head, 1966, plate 14A.

    More information about BILL BRANDT, also known as Brandt, Bill, Bill Brandt, Brandt, Hermann Wilhelm.

    Condition Report*: This print has a gloss finish with margins of overall size15-7/8 x 12 inches, and is hinged to a foam core mount, matted, framed and glazed to overall size of 20-1/2 x 18-1/2 inches. There is an accretion speck in the water approximately 1 inch into the image above the 'B' in Brandt. The paper has moderate undulation occuring predominately around the margins. There appears to be brush marks in visible in the white of the sky and the white of the water, perhaps from chemicals during darkroom manipulation.
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    5th Saturday
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