USA: 1935-73. Photographs by Theo Jung

USA: 1935-73. Photographs by Theo Jung

Vienna: Wien : Höhere Graphische Bundes-Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt Wien XIV, 1973. First Edition. Scarce, brief catalogue of works by Theo Jung (1906-1996), who joined Ben Shahn on the photographic staff of the FSA in 1936. In the 1940s Jung independently produced a series of documentary photographs of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia which are now in the Library of Congress. The current catalog was produced for a Jung exhibition in Vienna in 1976; it includes about a dozen photographs from his FSA period, a few images from his Harper's Ferry series, and a number of later works. Small, square quarto (20cm). Original printed wrappers; unpaged [16 leaves]; chiefly illustrations. Presentation inscription from Jung to Bernarda Shahn on half-title: "For auld lang syne: to Ben's memory & with appreciation for your artistry & friendship: Theo, 12.xi.76." Fine copy.

Price: $500.00