The Dice Players by Count Aleksander von Tyszkiewicz


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A game of dice by models wearing medieval attire takes place in this scene by Polish photographer Aleksander von Tyszkiewicz. (b. 1862)

Originally titled La Partie de Dés ( The Dice Players: Reconstruction of a scene from the Middle Ages), this photograph was published as a large plate, hand-pulled photogravure and included in the important publication: L’Art Photographique, published for only one year between 1899-1900.


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Printed: 1899


Condition: Poor

Circular L’ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE blindstamp present at lower right corner of image and plate; heavy overall foxing to plate, including to image (although it doesn't really "show" through); losses to corners and to upper margin; closed tear to lower margin. A good candidate for conservation for sure. Please inspect both photographs with listing. (please email if you require additional photos)



image:        22.5 x 28.5 cm

support:     33.2 x 46.0 cm


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