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Keld Helmer-Petersen (b. Copenhagen 1920, d. 2013)

10 original vintage photographs from the series “Strukturer”. All signed individually Keld Helmer-Petersen 1965 and stamped on verso of each print. Gelatin silver print, housed in original cloth box, stamped “Udgivet 1965 af Ole Palsby Hovedvagtsgade 8 København” on back board. Sheet size 16×23 cm, box size 18×24 cm.

Provenance: Purchased by present owner, Swedish photographer Bruno Ehrs, at an antiquarian art bookstore in Stockholm who was selling books and collectables from the estate after Ulf Hård af Segerstad, writer for Svenska Dagbladet and editor in chief of the magazine FORM. He acquired the collection of photographs at furniture designer Poul Kjærholm and Keld Helmer-Petersen’s joint exhibition “Structures” at Ole Palsby’s Showroom in Copenhagen in 1965. Original art by Keld Helmer-Petersen is only rarely offered for sale at auction.

Literature: Keld Helmer-Petersen: Frameworks. 1993. P. 91 and 128; Keld Helmer-Petersen: Photographs 1941–1995. P. 183.

This lot is subject to Artist's Royalty.
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Condition report on request. Please contact: modernart@bruun-rasmussen.dk

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Paintings, prints & photos, 25 September 2019

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