Pascal Sebah (1823-1883) - Dame arabe montant sur un âne, Egypte

Description
Pascal Sebah (1823-1883) - Dame arabe montant sur un âne, Egypte
Albumen paper process - Not signed

Circa 1870.
Superb original albumen print, portrait of a woman and her child on a donkey in a street in Cairo, Egypt.

Very expressive, framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, near perfect blacks and contrast.
Titled in 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
Dame arabe montant sur un âne, Egypte
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
26×20 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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