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John Gutmann

Yes, Columbus Did Discover America!, San Francisco, 1938

Gelatin silver, printed later
11 1/2 × 14 3/8 in
29.2 × 36.5 cm
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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 17 inches; cornered in to a window mat; silver mirroring, …

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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 17 inches; cornered in to a window mat; silver mirroring, most noticeable in raking light.

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Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on verso.
John Gutmann
German-American, 1905–1998
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Trained as a painter in pre-war Germany, John Gutmann moved to America in 1933, when he picked up a …

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Trained as a painter in pre-war Germany, John Gutmann moved to America in 1933, when he picked up a camera, taught himself how to use it, and went on to become one of the foremost photojournalists of the 20th century. With his keen eye for composition and attunement to the avant-garde, he captured the character of his …

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John Gutmann, ‘Yes, Columbus Did Discover America!, San Francisco’, 1938, Heritage Auctions
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John Gutmann, ‘Yes, Columbus Did Discover America!, San Francisco’, 1938, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 17 inches; cornered in to a window mat; silver mirroring, …

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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 17 inches; cornered in to a window mat; silver mirroring, most noticeable in raking light.

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on verso.
John Gutmann
German-American, 1905–1998
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Trained as a painter in pre-war Germany, John Gutmann moved to America in 1933, when he picked up a …

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Trained as a painter in pre-war Germany, John Gutmann moved to America in 1933, when he picked up a camera, taught himself how to use it, and went on to become one of the foremost photojournalists of the 20th century. With his keen eye for composition and attunement to the avant-garde, he captured the character of his …

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John Gutmann

Yes, Columbus Did Discover America!, San Francisco, 1938

Gelatin silver, printed later
11 1/2 × 14 3/8 in
29.2 × 36.5 cm
Bidding closed