Fotografie: Ludwiga, Karla (Karel Ludwig) Fotografie: Ludwiga, Karla (Karel Ludwig) Fotografie: Ludwiga, Karla (Karel Ludwig)


Ludwiga, Karla (Karel Ludwig)

Published by Ceskoslovenské Filmové Nakladatelstvi, Prague, 1948
Condition: vg Soft cover

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1/5000. Small folio. [4], 60, [4]pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Printer's device on fly leaf. Fascinating work in which the author indicated a direction in photographing ballet dancers and semi-naked women performing activities such as washing, getting dressed, and so on. This study is profusely illustrated with 60 reproductions in photogravure of Ludwig's artistic work. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped and minor rubbing along edges of wrappers. Slight age-toning on covers. Explicative text in Czech, Russian and English. Wrappers in overall very good, interior in near to fine condition. About the photographer: Karel Ludwig (1919 - 1977). Born in Prague on 27 September 1919, Karel Ludwig attended the Zlin factory school and then worked at a local weekly. In 1940 he moved to Prague, where he worked as a photographer for different periodicals and at the National Theatre. Between 1943 and 1948 Karel Ludwig headed the Photography department of the Lucernafilm Studios of Prague. In 1949 he joined the Association of Czech Artists. Karel Ludwig cooperated with many Czech magazines dealing primarily in cinematography. Due to serious health problems he destroyed the bulk of his photo archive in the early 1950's. Karel Ludwig died in Prague on 4 July 1977. Bookseller Inventory # 24975

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Title: Fotografie

Publisher: Ceskoslovenské Filmové Nakladatelstvi, Prague

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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