Lot 5744 - ibid121 ibid Photography - Wednesday, 07. July 2021, 01.00 PM

URS LÜTHI

(Lucerne 1947–lives in Munich)
Un'isola nell'aria (cover title). 4 volumes. With 52 (on 36) original photographs.
Gelatin silver prints on Baryta paper. Vintages. Each approx. 14.4 × 9.8 - 34.3 × 45.4 cm. Matted, each of which signed, numbered and dated. Without publisher information [Naples, Venice and Modena, Studio Mora, Francesco Conz and Pari/ Dispari, 1975]. The book covers each 66.5 × 51.5 cm. Loose in 4 black original cloth cases with white title on spine and cover as well as volume number, original cloth slipcase.

Literature:
- Rainer Michael Mason. Die Editionen 1970-1994. Geneva 1994. p. 63-70.
- Galerie and Edition Stähli (pub.). Urs Lüthi. Museum Folkwang Essen, Galerie Isy Brachot, Bruxelles... Zurich 1978 (ill. p. 45-46).

One of 75 numbered copies. - The original prints show photomontages with self-portraits in Zurich bars, photos of an exhibition, Lüthi grimacing and montages of photos in the house of strangers.

2 prints with slightly spotting, 2 somewhat browned, 1 print with minimal oxidation mirroring, 1 slightly foxed, partly with hardly noticeable bumped spots. Faded cover spine, volume 1 with slightly bumped corners, cloth slipcase faded and somewhat stained, slightly rubbed. Overall in very good condition.

CHF 2 500 / 4 000

€ 2 340 / 3 740

Sold for CHF 2 750 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.