Inscription: Signed in pencil on print, verso, LR: "Ellen Auerbach": inscribed in pencil on print, verso, C: "Photo: // Ringl u. Pit // 1 Prize KOMOL Contest"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso, UC; LL; C: "5 [encircled]"; "1931 S6/2594/0"; "9"
[Sander Gallery to Waddell, January 21, 1984]; John C. Waddell
Marcoci, Roxana, and Sarah Hermanson Meister. From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2015. no. 29, p. 51.
Condition: evidently removed from original mount or mat. Fotografie am Bauhaus catalog gives a date of 1932 to this photo. JCW note: "Komol was a hair tint (according to Gerd Sander)." Christopher Phillips note: "This photograph was Auerbach and Stern's prize-winning entry in a Brussels photographic competition for Komol, a hair dye."