Heinrich Kühn, ‘Hands’, 1915, Christie's

signed and dated in pencil (margin)
image: 11 x 13 1/2 in. (27.9 x 34.2 cm.)
sheet: 13 7/8 x 14 1/2 in. (35.2 x 36.8 cm.)

From the Catalogue:
With just the simplest of means, one can suppress disturbing details, in favor of the kind of psychological expression that can only be forcefully and persuasively reproduced through generous delineation, through a presentation that erases every unnecessary detail. – Heinrich Kühn
—Courtesy of Christie's

Monika Faber and Astrid Mahler (eds.), Heinrich Kuhn: The Perfect Photograph, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2010, p. 171 (variant).

Christie's, New York, April 8, 1993, lot 71;
acquired from the above sale by the present owner.

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