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[Stairwell, View from Below]

Artist:
Albert Renger-Patzsch (German, Wurzburg 1897–1966 Wamel)
Date:
ca. 1929
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
22.9 x 17.1 cm (9 x 6 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.149
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 912
Inscription: Photographer's stamp on print, verso, TR and C: "RENGER-FOTO D.W.B. // REPRODUKTION NUR // MIT NENNUNG MEINER // FIRMA GESTATTET."; stamped on print, verso, CL [sideways]: "diplomingenieur architekt dwb // hanns schwippert // aachen Kunstgewerbeschule sudstrasse 40"; inscribed in pencil on print, UC; C; LL: "[illegible] 50 // Sehr 50"; "71"; "Stahltröger"
[Robert Miller Gallery, New York]; John C. Waddell, New York (March 27, 1982)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 9," June 12, 1995–August 28, 1995.

Jurgen Wilde identified this as the Soziale Frauenschule, Aachen, Germany, designed by the architect Rudolf Schwarz.
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