Dr. W Kissenberth "dancers" 1931 Vintage Photogravure For Sale
Dr. 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" Verso: mounted 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 About gravures:
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 listed
These 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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Dr. W Kissenberth "dancers" 1931 Vintage Photogravure: $75