Emilio Sommariva (1883-1956) - Madonna Pittorialista

Description
Emilio Sommariva (1883-1956) - Madonna Pittorialista
Gelatin-silver print - blindstamp on lower right recto, wet stamp on verso

Very beautiful Pictorialist portrait of Mimì Aylmer as Madonna.
Fantastic condition with artist stamp and caption on the verso.
Emilio Sommariva was a great pictorialist photographer.

Mimì Aylmer (1896–1992) was an Italian stage and film actress. Aylmer emerged as a star in the Fascist era, appearing in films such as the drama Like the Leaves

Born Eugenia Spadoni in Rome into a bourgeois Pisan family, she debuted in 1913 at the age of seventeen as a chanteuse and was immediately hired by the Riviste Papa stage company. [2] In 1914 she starred in her first film, ‘Colei che tutto soffre’ by Amleto Palermi, and was a major star for over twenty years, until 1936.

Lot details
Artist
Emilio Sommariva (1883-1956)
Title of artwork
Madonna Pittorialista
Technique
Gelatin-silver print
Signature
blindstamp on lower right recto, wet stamp on verso
Condition
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
18×24 cm
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