Lot 5847 - ibid121 ibid Photography - Wednesday, 07. July 2021, 01.00 PM

FRANZ LISZT -

Portraits of Franz Liszt, c. 1849-1885. 25 original photographs.
Mostly albumen prints mounted on printed cardboard.
Mostly carte-de-visite (approx. 10 × 6 cm) and cabinet format (16.5 × 10.5 cm); image dimension (approx. 7.5 × 5.5 to 26.5 × 20.5 cm).
Studio name printed on recto and/or verso of cardboard mounts, partly annotated by an old hand. 1 print with a facsimile signature.

Literature: Ernst Burger. Franz Liszt in der Photographie seiner Zeit. 260 Portraits 1843-1886. Munich, 2003.

Provenance: Swiss private collection.

The photographs by Numa Blanc & Cie, Gerschel Frères, Oscar Kramer, J. Ganz, Canzi és Heller, Ghémar Frères, Franz Hanfstaengel, Fritz Luckhardt, L. Frisch & Co., Louis Held, George Rockwood, amongst others. - 1 photograph duplicated, 1 as original photo postcard, inscribed by another hand on verso, circulated. 1 photograph with old retouching. - The photographs partly slightly scratched, occasional light spotting or faded, 1 photograph with corner crease and oxidation mirroring (photo postcard), the mounts mostly somewhat soiled, slightly browned, the corners slightly rubbed or bumped. Overall in very good condition.

CHF 1 600 / 2 400

€ 1 500 / 2 240

Sold for CHF 1 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.