Frank Hofmann

Architectural Composite

c. 1946
gelatin silver print
255mm x 305mm

signed Hofmann inscribed NO 25 OBJECT AND STYLE Catalogue in graphite verso; inscribed 7. Striking example of creative thinking in photography, utilising simple material and carrying out composition with superb photographic technique. Only fault is the weakness in tone at top right corner and middle right edge. This is photography! in printed lettering affixed verso

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist’s estate.

Exhibitions

Another from the edition included in Being Modern, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 29 March 2013–01 March 2015.

Estimate $5,000 - $6,000