Pascal Sebah (1823-1883) - Bazar arabe, Egypte

Description
Pascal Sebah (1823-1883) - Bazar arabe, Egypte
Albumen paper process - Signed in Negative

Circa 1870.
Superb original albumen photograph of merchants in their stalls in the souk of Cairo, Egypt.

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.

Pascal Sebah (1823-1886) was a French photographer of Syrian origin who settled in Constantinople (Turkey) to open a photographic studio in 1857, before opening a second one in Cairo in the 1870s. His son, Jean Pascal Sebah, continued the business by partnering with French photographer, Polycarpe Joaillier, in particular.

Lot details
Artist
Pascal Sebah (1823-1883)
Title of artwork
Bazar arabe, Egypte
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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