A classic nude study with drapery and a lyre at right is the subject of this photograph by important French pictorial photographer Rene Le Bègue. (1857-1914) Originally titled Méditation, this photograph was published as a large plate collotype and included in the important publication: L’Art Photographique, published for only one year between 1899-1900. Please see the link below for more information.
Condition: Good, but with issues.
Circular L’ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE blindstamp present at lower right corner of image and plate; bumping and losses to corners and stains to margins; foxing to plate. Please inspect both photographs with listing. (please email if you require additional photos)
image: 22.3 x 17.0 cm
support: 45.9 x 32.7 cm
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