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Wilhelm von Gloeden (German/Italian, 1856-1931) Two Works: Two Nude Male Youths with Amphora

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Wilhelm von Gloeden (German/Italian, 1856-1931)

Two Works: Two Nude Male Youths with Amphora and Girl from Taormina, c. 1900. Youths stamped "W. von Gloeden/TAORMINA (Sicilia)" and numbered "247" in pencil on the verso l.r., Girl numbered "18" in pencil on the verso l.c. Albumen silver prints, image/sheet sizes to 6 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. (17.0 x 11.5 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Scattered handling crimps and creases, lightly faded, subtle scattered fox marks on the versos, Youths with adhesive residue and remnants of album page on the verso.
Estimate $400-600


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Nude photography, Sicily, Taormina, Verso, Visual arts, Wilhelm von Gloeden

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