Rare Cyanotype of a Cadaver

Unique cyanotype photogram on paper
Circa: 1930-1940
Size: 13 1/2”(w) x 36” (h) (sight)
Though created for scientific purposes, this image of a male inner torso is strikingly beautiful with its deep blue tonal range and confrontational subject.

This work is part of a small group of cyanotypes by the same unknown photographer/physician. Others in the series are held in the collections of MOMA, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and The Metropolitan Museum.

Reference: Burns and Wilson, Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period. Worcester Art Museum, 2016, pps.68-71


HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE.

Condition: Excellent. Archivally float mounted within a wood frame and Museum glass.

Price: $8,500.00

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