Original photos from the 1930s, unsigned.
(from a household of a villa in Cape Town). Model in the photos is Rhoda Beasley.
Photo glued on cardboard, framed behind glass.
Wilding mostly signed on the mat, as can be seen in the last two attached photos of Dantebea (source: Dantebea.files.wordpress)
The photos offered are not signed/stamped as far as is known. But they are glued on cardboard and can not be removed without damage.
Dorothy Frances Edith Wilding (Gloucestershire, 10 January 1893 – 9 February 1976) was a well-known and influential British society photographer. She is best known for her official portraits for the British royal house.
In addition to the members of the British royal family, Wilding has photographed many celebrities, including Aldous Huxley, Noël Coward, William Somerset Maugham, Tallulah Bankhead and Nancy Astor.
Wilding is also known for her artistic nude photographs, including Rhoda Beasley, an artist's model known at the time.
- Dorothy Wilding (1893-1976)
- Title of artwork
- 2 x The dancer (the Bat) & Hidden face (Nude with turban)
- silver print
- Not signed
- Image size
- 23.5×26.7 cm
- Total dimensions
- 50×35×1 cm