Issue #78  10/1/2004
Van Ham Auction Comes Up Oct. 29th; Features Rare Edition By The Bechers

Van Ham's 235th auction, which will focus on "Photography", will be held Friday, October 29th at 6 pm. The preview will take place from Friday-Thursday, October 22-28, up to 6 pm and on Friday, October 29 until 1 pm.

The auction contains more than 270 works from the 19th- through the 21st- century.

One of the most important lots is a very rare edition by Bernd and Hilla Becher, published in 1968 by the Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach in a limited edition of 55 examples.

Besides important examples of photographs of architecture by Hugo Schmölz, the auction will feature prints by August Sander, Ilse Bing, Henri Cartier-Bresson, as well as Andrè Kertesz, Herbert List and Weegee.

For more information and to order catalogues, contact: Van Ham Fine Art Auctions, Schönhauser Str. 10-16, D-50968 Cologne, Germany; phone +49 221 92 58 62-0; Fax: +49 (221) 92 58 62-4; email: info@van-ham.com . The expert here is Mrs. Anne Gantefuehrer-Trier.