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Late 19th/early 20th c. German Gentleman Portrait Photograph c.1880-1920

$225

ABOUT

An large photo of a German gentleman signed "Rich Hertzsch Leisnig". with the original label on the back. The chair in the photo appears to have been tinted. The picture has retained its original crispness. The frame is structurally sound and in good condition with some chipping and the appropriate patina for its age.

  • CREATOR Richard Hertzsch Studios.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880-1920.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Photo paper, Wood. 
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 34.75 in. x W 26.75 in. x D 1.5 in., Opening: H 29 in. W 21 in.


HISTORY

Tinted photograph is a photograph produced on dyed printing papers produced by commercial manufacturers or a hand colored photograph. A single overall color underlies the images printed on dyed photographic papers and is most apparent in the highlights and mid-tones. From the 1870s albumen printing papers were available in pale pink or blue and from the 1890s gelatin printing-out papers in pale mauve or pink were available.

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