London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
The Tiber by Castel Sant'Angelo, 1848-52
waxed paper negative
credited and numbered '53' in ink on verso
9 7/8 x 13¾in. (25.1 x 34.9cm.) (2)
As in previous lot.
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With modern gelatin silver print from this negative.
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Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class