Nude, Campden Hill, February 1954

Bill Brandt

Nude, Campden Hill, February 1954

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

22.9 x 19.7 cms (9.00 x 7.74 ins)

1954

HC 11140

Provenance

The Estate of Bill Brandt
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Exhibited

Bill Brandt. Known and Unknown, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, 2001 (This print)

Literature

Brandt Nudes. A New Perspective (with a commentary by Mark Haworth-Booth), 2004 (illustrated full page p.31)
Michael Hiley, Bill Brandt:Nudes 1945-80, Gordon Fraser, London, 1980 (illustrated full page pl.3)
Bill Brandt. Perspective of Nudes (with a preface by Lawrence Durrell and an introduction by Chapman Mortimer), 1961 (illustrated full page plate 16).

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, February 1954

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

22.9 x 19.7 cms (9.00 x 7.74 ins)

1954

HC 11140

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