4356 - 4627 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- A few chips in margins and lower outer right corner cut off.
Idem. Porteur d'eau Caire. Albumen print, 28,4x21 cm., signed and numb. "Arnoux 1084" and "391" in the plate, ±1880, laid down (titled in pencil on verso). Idem. "Seropeum". Albumen print, 18,5x25,5 cm., signed and numb. "Arnoux 47" and "67" and titled in the plate, ±1880, laid down. - AND 2 anonymous albumen prints: l'Entree du Reservoir Assouan (20,1x24,6 cm. Titled in pencil on verso) and (Ploughing oxen and farmers) (20,5x26,5 cm. Foxed).
= Number "295" and title in pencil on verso.
Idem. Karnak Bas reliefs. Albumen print, 20x25,9 cm., signed in the plate, ±1860.
= Number "210" and title in pencil on verso.
Idem. Kiosque de Phile. Albumen print, 20x25,9 cm., signed in the plate, ±1860.
= Number "22" and title in pencil on verso.
Idem. Phile vue d'Est. Albumen print, 20x25,9 cm., signed in the plate, ±1860.
= Number "20" and title in pencil on verso.
AND 3 other albumen prints by the same on two mounts, similar size and similar annots. on verso: Pylone et temple de Denderah (signed in the plate, titled in pencil on mount); Village d'Abydos (signed in reverse in the plate, no."349" on verso) and Beni Hassan (signed in the plate; no."373" on verso). - ADDED: 3 anonymous (1x small) albumen prints of the Temple of Denderah (±1863).
- Mount sl. foxed.
Idem. "Sculptured Gateway &c. Karnac." Albumen print, 16x23,1 cm., signed and "E No.47 1857" in the plate, laid down on orig. mount w. letterpress title and w. "Frith. Photo. 1857." printed below image.
- Sl. foxed.
Idem. (Ablution fountain in the courtyard of the Mosque of Mohammed). Albumen print, 21,4x27,9 cm., signed and numb. "165" in the plate.
- Mount sl. soiled.
Good, F.M. (1839-1928). Egypt (...) View of the Hills (...). Albumen print, 16x21,4 cm., signed in the plate, laid down and w. (partly illegible) title in pencil on mount.
- Sm. ruststain on lefthand colossos. Fine impression.
= Nice group portrait.
= Incl. quite a few small series w. one and the same number featuring one and the same model in various positions, often of the famous artists' model Alice Ernestine Prin, a.k.a. the Queen of Montparnasse or Kiki de Montparnasse.
- Trifle chipped.
= Shows a trio composed of one man and two women (and a dog), in various positions. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXII.
- Some sl. marginal damage/ tears; the three postcards w. more surface dam. in one margin.
= Three times three different couples in varying positions.
- The largest photo with fold, marginal tear and dog ears.
= The largest photo photographer identified as Jan Caldwell and w. some stamps of photography companies on verso. Also incl. 4 photos of a male nude.
AND 14 other, modern erotic cards.
- Some small mainly marginal imperfections/ defects.
= Shows couples (1x two women), trios and one foursome in various positions.
- Various defects and damages.
= Incl. some lesbian and homoerotic images and more explicit close-ups.
- Trifle chipped. = Shows one and the same couple in various positions.
= Incl. many cards from (parts of) series (featuring the same model(s)) of "Lebender Marmor" and "Marbre Vivant" (partly single female nudes, partly nude man-woman couples (always the same models), publ. "Ph R", i.a. numb. "5943/1"-"5943-6" in the plate; these said numbers all present in duplicate, half albumen, half gelatin silver print) and women wearing skin-coloured tightly fitting stretch suits in several poses (publ. "S.I.P. Paris" and w. e.g. "37e. Série No. [...]" and 2x w. "Reutlinger Paris", 1x "O Ricelly" and 1x "Waléry" in the plate). A few postcards used (French text, sent to a woman in Liège, Belgium).
= Nice and fun lot, mainly showing man-woman couples in erotic embraces or naughty looking situations, incl. several small series (according to numbering not always complete) of one and the same couple in various settings (2x a couple in a drawing room publ. by "PFB" and i.a. numb. "48561"-"4856/5"; an almost nude couple in the grass (5x); a woman with her skirt up high sitting on a car wheel, a man in the car or embracing her (4x), and a young man helping a young woman back on her bike (4x) (numb. "11" and "12" respectively); a lady's maid helping her mistress in the bedroom in the morning (5x; 4x sl. larger than postcard), two scantily clad women pushing against a door, trying to prevent a man from entering the room (publ. "Paris sur Scène"), and a nice picture of three nude women 'playing school' (17,5x12 cm.; some folds and lines).
= Incl. 3 (possibly more) pictures of actress/ dancer Olive Ann Alcorn (publ. by Alta S.F.) and 1 of cabaret artiste Ninette d'Arville (by L. Waléry, Paris), 5 nice pictures of a nude in nature, 4 cards showing a model in the role of Phryné, 9 cards by "Manuel" of a model taking several poses within a floral frame, and 1 larger gelatin silver print of a seated female nude (17x12 cm.).
= Nice lot w. nude and scantily clad women, some in a fancy dress costume and with attributes. Also w. some lesbian-erotic images.