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[View Through Open Doorway of the Partners of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. below a Portrait of the Company's Founder, Solomon Loeb]

Artist:
Erich Salomon (German, Berlin 1886–1944 Auschwitz, Poland)
Date:
1932
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
19.1 x 25.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Marks Family Foundation Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.278
Not on view
Inscription: Photographer's stamp in purple ink, verso C: "Dr. Erich Salomon // CHARLOTTENBURG 9 // Holderlinstrasse 11 // Amt Westend 441"; publisher's stamp in blue and red ink with blue pencil inscriptions, verso BLC: "USED // SEP 1932 P.33 // FORTUNE", "RETURN TO: // TIME, INC. // FILE"; inscribed in blue pencil, sideways, verso TRC, TLC: "EXCHANGES -- STOCK BROKERS", "X PHOTOG. BY. SALOMON, ERICH"; inscribed in unknown hand, verso TC, TC, TC, TLC: "4 [encircled]", "Low", "30 x 23", "Kuhn Loeb [sideways]"; dealer's inscription in pencil, verso BC: "ES/TL170 // PF34777TL 38"
Fortune magazine and Time, Inc.

"Citadel of Conservatism." Fortune (September 1932). p. 33 (bottom right).



Identifiable subjects: Felix Moritz Warburg (bald man), at the time the firm's oldest partner; John Mortimer Schiff (young man to Warburg's right. FYI: the reproduction in Fortune is cropped to a vertical.
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