ITEM: You are bidding on a signed in grease pencil and dated 1913 fine art platinum silver erotic photograph by Nino Vayana an Italian Immigrant who worked in New York City with Edwin Besser Hower. This is an amazing rare old document, a wonderfully composed scarce original antique 1st generation double weight photograph of a reclining nude being serenaded by her friend or lover with violin. Purchased from the recent Charles Martignette estate auction, the sadly departed author, historian and collector of all things erotic in nature. This original antique portrait is absolutely exquisite a defining and characteristic pose of the era and one of the highlights of the whole erotica collection. A Camera - art Photo- secession spirited fine art antique still & an extraordinary gelatin silver double weight old antique photograph.
This is a 6 3/4" BY 8 1/8" with out margins a gelatin silver double weight example. A lovely old original early 1900's document that sells no reserve. We have come into an extraordinary collection of antique Hollywood, and erotic photographs and memorabilia and are happy to combine multiple wins at no additional cost. 100% guaranteed original and vintage. CONDITION: This 1st generation antique original photograph is in very good condition some light creasing and corner wear upper left is all 100% guaranteed
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