London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
Solarized nude study, 1930s
Gelatin silver print, 9¼ x 6½ in., matted, framed.
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Born in Nice in 1904, Marcel Bovis began as an interior designer before taking up photography in the late 1920s. During the following decade he investigated solarization and photomontage and also experimented with colour photography.
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