Front view
Inv. No.S-0280
ArtistJosef Sudekborn 1896 in Czech Republicdied 1976 in Czech Republic


Year1948, vintage

gelatin silver print

Dimensions16 x 22 cm

marked in Czech (wishes for a joyous christmas and New York),
signed and dated (pencil) on verso


Superb night scene with three light sources creating the necessary brightness: to the left the light is shining from the inside through a window, to the right a street lamp lights (covered by a trunk) while the sky is illuminated by the lights of the city.
Fritz Simak

S-0280, untitled
Josef Sudek, untitled, 1948
S-0280, Front view
© Josef Sudek Estate / Bildrecht Wien
S-0280, Back view
Josef Sudek, untitled, 1948
S-0280, Back view