The unusual perspective of highlighting her sitter's backside as she is shown in this portrait profile is most uncommon in this pensive study by esteemed New York City portrait photographer Zaida Ben-Yúsuf. (1869-1933) Rarely offered for sale, the example of this image is a hand-pulled photogravure printed in 1898 and included in the important German publication Die Kunst in der Photographie.
Condition: Very good.
Bumping to upper right corner of support along with staining to select areas of margins, particularly along right margin; areas of staining to right margin of image and plate impression area, with these stains continuing to the plate verso along with minor foxing to plate verso left margin. Please inspect both photographs with listing. (please email if you require additional photos)
image: 14.8 x 20.0 cm
support: 26.0 x 34.8 cm
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