For Sale, some special items

This is a special post with some very nice items for sale. Click on the links or photos to view details on the auction and see more photos. Searching for Photobooks for sale? be sure to see all auction items. Amateurs by Alexandre Dupouy, 4 editions: 1920, 1930, 1940 and 1950 for sale in a... Continue Reading →

Interesting photobooks for Sale

There are some really nice photobooks to find that share a really nice collection vintage fetish, fashion, erotic and nude photography. Here is a small collection that is currently up for sale via auction (which ends in a few days). To view more photos click the photo, this will lead you to the auction page... Continue Reading →

Erwin Blumenfeld

Erwin Blumenfeld was an American photographer of German origin. He was born in Berlin, and in 1941 emigrated to the United States, where he soon became a successful and well-paid fashion photographer, working as a free-lancer for Harper's Bazaar, Life and American Vogue. His personal photographic work showed the influence of Dadaism and Surrealism; his... Continue Reading →

Alice Prin

Better known as Kiki de Montparnasse (or the Queen of Montparnasse) but born as Alice Ernestine Prin (1901 - 29 1953). She was a French artist's model, literary muse, nightclub singer, actress, memoirist, and painter. She flourished in, and helped define, the liberated culture of Paris in the 1920s. Without knowing it I already have... Continue Reading →

Alexander Grinberg (1885–1979)

Alexander Grinberg (1885–1979) was a Russian and Soviet photographer. He was a respected Russian photographer in the 20st century. He experienced the Russian Revolution, Civil War, two wars and the Stalinist repression. He developed a strong interest in photography from a very young age, taking his firt photograph at the age of 10. When he... Continue Reading →

Julian Mandel (1872 – 1935)

1872 - 1935 Julian Mandel was the pseudonym of Lucien Waléry, a well known photographer of the same period. It can be confusing that there were two other photographers using the name Walery as well: Count Stanislaw Julian Ostrorog (1830-1890 and his son son Stanislaw Julian Ignacy, Count Ostrorog (1863-1935). Lucien Waléry stands out in the... Continue Reading →

Miss Fernande (1893 – 1960)

1893 - 1960 Fernande Barrey about 1908 left her native Picardy to Paris, where she began to make a living as a prostitute. She then became the model for many painters and photographers, including Jean Agélou, Amedeo Modigliani and Chaim Soutine, who persuaded her to study painting and art history at the School of Fine... Continue Reading →

John de Mirjian (unknown – 1928)

John de Mirjian was a well known photographer, despite his very short career (six years) he managed to photograph many leading Broadway entertainers, as well as many showgirls. He became more famous however due to a lawsuit Louise Brooks started, accusing him of preventing publication of her .semi-nude images His life ended by a car... Continue Reading →

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