Wilhelm Von Gloeden (German, 1856 1931) warm toned albumen print, untitled, depicting a young boy holding a flute. Stamped en verso, "Untitled, Neg. #283". Purchased by the consignor from the New York Gallery Wessel & O'Conner in 1999. Housed in a custom carved mahogany frame. Two books regarding Von Gloeden's work are included with this print, Masters of the Camera by Te Neues Publishing and Taormina, Wilhelm Von Gloeden by Twelve Trees Press. Sight – 6 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W. Framed – 22 3/4" H x 19 1/2" W. Early 1900's. Biography: Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden (September 16, 1856 February 16, 1931) was a German photographer who worked mainly in Italy. He is mostly known for his pastoral nude studies of Sicilian boys reminiscent of Ancient Greece or Italy. Condition: Not examined out of frame. Some scattered flecks throughout image, part of the photographic process, not damage.
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