Attr. Jean Geiser - Mauresque, costume d'intérieur

Attr. Jean Geiser - Mauresque, costume d'intérieur
Albumen paper process - Not signed

Circa 1870.
Superb original albumen print, portrait of a Moorish woman in her interior, North Africa.

Framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, perfect blacks and contrast.
Titled 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.

Félix Bonfils (Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, March 8th, 1831 - Alès, April 9th, 1885) was a French photographer and one of the first, along with Emile Bechard, to document the Middle East with the new tool of photography. He founded a photographic studio in 1867 in Beirut, Lebanon, that produced a very large photographic documentation about Egypt and the Middle East from the late 19th century.

Lot details
Attr. Jean Geiser
Title of artwork
Mauresque, costume d'intérieur
Albumen paper process
Not signed
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Image size
28×22 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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