Nude, Campden Hill, London

Bill Brandt

Nude, Campden Hill, London

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

22.9 x 19.7 cms (9.00 x 7.74 ins)

1955

HC 11133

Provenance

The Estate of Bill Brandt
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Literature

Brandt Nudes. A New Perspective (with a commentary by Mark Haworth-Booth), 2004 (illustrated full page p.120)
Bill Jay and Nigel Warburton, Brandt: The Photography of Bill Brandt, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1999 (illustrated full page p.259)
Bill Brandt. Perspective of Nudes (with a preface by Lawrence Durrell and an introduction by Chapman Mortimer), 1961 (illustrated full page plate 16).

Photographer's "Bill Brandt" stamp on verso.
Titled in pencil on verso.

Brandt's nudes of the late 1940s tend to show the figure in a domestic setting. The use of a police camera led to distorted views that elongated the model's limbs and allowed an extraordinary depth of field.


Copyright The Bill Brandt Archive, London / Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York / Zürich. 2018

British Photography / The Hyman Collection

Bill Brandt

Nude, Campden Hill, London

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

22.9 x 19.7 cms (9.00 x 7.74 ins)

1955

HC 11133

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