3097 - 3283 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- One album spine sl. dam.
= Some photographers: Barras (Liège), Bernheim (Brussels), Bertall (Paris), Jos Kirsch (Brussels), Mayer & Pierson (Paris), Nadar (Paris), Odinot (Nancy), P. Petit (Paris) and G. Rainaud (Antw.).
- Sl. soiled/ foxed.
= Containing views of i.a. Münster in Freiburg, Dom in Worms, Dom zu Limburg a.d. Lahn, Münster-Kirche zu Bonn and Eglise Notre Dame (la Nef). Some photographers: J. Fassbender (Limburg a.d. Lahn), C. Hertel (Mainz), A. Schmitz (Cologne), S. Williams (Berlin) and E. Hautecoeur (Paris).
- Some prints sl. faded; mostly fine. Album dam.
= Interesting and rare collection with a few very rare portraits of i.a. a Bulgarian Cavalry Officer, A Greek lady reclining in an interior, a Circasian war chief, gypsies and Turkish men and women in various costumes. The views in Contantinople comprise i.a.: "Pointe dei Séraïl"; "La Sublime Porte"; "Une rue a Stamboul"; "Sainte Sophie"; "Mosquée du Sultan Bayazid" and "Bosphore". The views in Odessa comprise the Opera House and the docks. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE V.
- Slightly sunned.
= Cordier was the inventor of the chemigram technique, which is a fusion of painting and photography. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VI.
= The lot includes 2 identical col. prints showing Pietermaaiweg 4 (the image was used on the frontcover of C.L. Temminck Groll a.o., Curaçao - Willemstad: City of Monuments (The Hague, 1990)). Jan Derwig, architect and prolific architectural photographer.
- Image sl. oxidized and quite vague.
- Frame w. a few dam. spots.
AND 2 other daguerreotypes showing gentlemen, 1x under passepartout and 1x framed.
- Hinge repaired/ strengthened w. leather.
Anonymous (mid 19th cent.). (Portrait of a spectacled young man). Daguerreotype, ±1850, quarter plate, under gilt metal passepartout and glass, brass rims. - AND 5 other daguerreotype portraits, 3x in embossed leather covered cases, i.a. a seated young man holding a daguerreotype case (quarter plate, under passepartout and glass w. brass rims) and a young man holding a walking stick and with a pocketwatch in his vest (sixth plate, under passepartout and glass, still w. backcover case).
= Sabatier, originally a miniaturist, started a photographic studio on this address from 1842 onwards. Sabatier, a friend of Daguerre, took the famous portrait of the latter.
AND 2 other daguerreotype portraits, 1x framed.