Dr. W Kissenberth "dancers" 1931 Vintage Photogravure For SaleDr. W Kissenberth "Dancers" 1931 Vintage PhotoGravure W. Kissenberth double sidedphoto gravure plate from a 1931 compilation documenting Central and South America, dry mounted"Dancers of the tribe of Mekubengokra-Kayapo"(these prints are incredible examples of the engraving feel that is so prevalent in good quality gravures - they look like old etchings)This is a sheet fed, high quality double sided production gravure in good condition. Printed on matte finish paper and in remarkable, vibrant shape for being 80 plus years old.condition: Excellent, gravure printed on matte finish paper with a hint of toning.
This print will be dry heat mounted on acid free mat board and ready to frame in a standard size frame
Print Type: Sheet-fed photogravure
mount size: 11" X 14"
Image size: 6" X 8.25"
Plate Printer: Atlantis Verlag. Berlin, Germany
Print Year: 1931Create Year: 1920s-30s
Source: Hard Bound Compilation
About the artist:
Dr. Wilhelm Kissenberth (1880-?, Bludenz) was a German Doctor who spent many years (early 1900s) in Brasil with the native Indian population for the Munich Museum
The Gravure printing process is the favorite of fine art photographers because of its legendary tonal reproduction qualities. One look at these and you can see why, the subtlety of tone is incredible.There is a brief explanation of gravures available when you visit my store.
The images in my collection come from a variety of vintage publications (folios, books, magazines, exhibit catalogs etc....many of which are extremely rare (and very expensive) They are the original Vintage published pictures from those publications, not modern reproductions. Where known, I always give the create date (when was the picture taken), and the printing date for the particular copy being listedThese increasingly harder to find gravures will look amazing framed
No International shipments without prior arrangementsCOA available upon request at time of purchase _gsrx_vers_335 (GS 5.5 (335))
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