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Lot 5795 - ibid125 online only Photography - Thursday, 09. December 2021, 04.30 PM

MICHAEL RUETZ

(Berlin 1940–lives and works in Berlin)
Soldiers, 1973. From the series "The Family Of Dog".
Gelatin silver print on Agfa paper. Vintage.
Image dimension 25.2 × 36.7 cm; sheet dimension 29 × 40.4 cm.
The verso signed and dated, with photographer's copyright stamp, handwritten annotations and inventory numbers, as well as layout marks. Matted, framed.

Literature: Michael Ruetz. Sichtbare Zeit - Time unveiled. Photographien 1965–1995. Göttingen, 1997 (ill. p. 117).

Provenance:
- Grisebach, auction 129, Lot 1347, 24.11.2005.
- Swiss private collection.

"Wie ein böses Omen schleicht ein Hund am Militär vor der Moneda vorbei" (annotation on verso, translated: "Like a bad omen, a dog sneaks past the military in front of the Moneda").

Slightly bumped in the upper right and in the corners, minimal abrasion in the outermost corners, tiny pressure mark lower left (to the right of the 5th soldier), faint scratches. The verso slightly browned and soiled at the edges, lightly traces of glue from previous mounting.


CHF 400 / 600 | (€ 370 / 560)

Sold for CHF 375 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.