J. André Garrigues (actif 1880-1899) - Bédouine, Tunis

Description
J. André Garrigues (actif 1880-1899) - Bédouine, Tunis
Albumen paper process - Signed in Negative

Circa 1880.
Superb original albumen photograph, portrait of a Bedouin woman carrying water in Tunis, Tunisia.

Very expressive, framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, near perfect blacks and contrast.
Titled and signed at the bottom of the image.
Label on the back with the references of the work.
Rarely on sale, gallery quality.
Mat included.

Exceptional sale of 50 photograph from a private collection, all protected under mat, all in exceptional condition and protected from light to avoid damage to the photographs.

Garrigues took part in the Cagnat and Saladin archaeological mission in 1884 as a professional photographer. His studio was located on 14 avenue de la Commission, in Tunis. He was the official photographer to the Bey. He was awarded medals at the Paris Universal exhibition in 1889, at exhibitions in Tunis and Toulouse in 1898.

Lot details
Artist
J. André Garrigues (actif 1880-1899)
Title of artwork
Bédouine, Tunis
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in Negative
Condition
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
26×20 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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