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    ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (Hungarian-American 1894- 1985)
    Melancholic Tulip, 1939
    Gelatin silver print
    14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
    Signed lower right: A. Kertesz
    Numbered lower left: 32/150
    Titled and dated on reverse: Melanchonic Tulip/Feb. 10 - 1939

    Kertész's widely diverse oeuvre ranges from cityscapes to still life studies. In Melancholic Tulip, Kertész transforms ordinary still life subject matter into an extraordinary composition. Delicate yet dramatic lighting projects an emotive atmosphere that permits the tulip to behave as a metaphor of human condition.

    More information about ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ, also known as Kertesz, Andre, André Kertész, Kertész, André.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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