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1930s Original Berlin Olympics Photo by Leni Riefenstahl featuring Jesse Owens and Other Teammate (Made From Gravure Print)

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1930s Original Berlin Olympics Photo by Leni Riefenstahl featuring Jesse Owens and Other Teammate (Made From Gravure Print)

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1930s Original Berlin Olympics Photo by Leni Riefenstahl featuring Jesse Owens and Other Teammate (Made From Gravure Print). The vintage is mid-1930s and it was taken by Leni Riefenstahl who was a famous German photographer, actress and director known for "Olympia" her controversial film about the Berlin Olympics. Jesse Owens won four gold medals during the games and this image was titled "Athletes As Spectators". The photo comes from a photogravure (etched plates from original negatives) printing authorized by Riefenstahl and printed by Deutschen Verlag in 1937 (a year after the games) in Germany. Measures 7.5×9.25 on textured paper (matte finish) and the condition is Near Mint. The reverse has two Olympic race competitors shown. This is because originally the printing was dual-sided. It should be noted this has no effect on the front image.

1937,Olympic,Photo,Plates  Jesse Owens

Auction End: 12-Jun-08  Post Views: 3224

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