A portfolio of 21 platinum prints

Frank Horvat

A portfolio of 21 signed and numbered platinum prints by Frank Horvat, in an edition of 7, selected in 2011 by Viviana Rossi-Caffell, his personal assistant at the time.

Signed on the front, numbered and inscribed with title in pencil on the reverse

Box size: 50 x 42 x 8 cm
Each platinum print
Paper size: 47 x 40 cm
Image size: 22 x 15 cm   

The portfolio comes with a Certificate of Authenticity

Born in 1928 in Abbazia (Italy at the time, now Croatia), Frank Horvat is probably “the most European of photographers” of his generation.

Raised in a time of great conflicts, Horvat drew from the rich cultural universe his strength in mastering several languages, both phonetically and artistically, in a constant attraction towards new ways of seeing, pushing the boundaries of his medium into new creative and surprising directions.

This box set brings together the most iconic images by this master of photography and some more intimate shots, spanning over two decades, the 50’s and 60’s.

Curated by his personal assistant at the time, this selection offers an insight into Horvat’s unique approach to fashion and reportage where mystery, suspension, humour and visual force merge together.

Each print has been handcrafted in the most archival printing technique, combining platinum and palladium in a traditional process to convey the subtleness of the tones in each detail.




This collection of platinum palladium prints has been realised by Max Caffell for 31 Studio between January 2012 and November 2013.