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1929 JAPAN Original Photo Gravure Tokyo Man JAPANESE BONSIA Trees Botanical Art
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US $53.25
Approximately £36.83(including postage)
US $7.95 (approx. £5.50) Standard Delivery | See details
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Tampa, Florida, United States


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Original/Reproduction: Original Print Style: Photography
Listed By: Dealer or Reseller Size Type/Largest Dimension: Small (Up to 14'')
Signed: Unsigned Date of Creation: 1900-1949
Print Type: Heliogravure, Photogravure Signed?: Unsigned
Subject: Ethnic Original/Reprint: Original



1929 JAPAN Original Photo Gravure Tokyo Man JAPANESE BONSIA Trees Botanical Art


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Print Specifications:
Photographer:  Press Photo, Berlin, Germany
Title:   "Dwarf Trees" - Bonsai Trees
Date Of Negative:  Circa 1920's
Type Of Print:  Vintage Photogravure Plate (made from the original image - authorized by the photographer)
Date Of Print:  1930 (84+ year old print)
Original Issue:  Hardbound sheet fed photogravure compilation
Paper:  Medium weight, satin finish
Print Origin:  Germany
Print/Plate Maker:  Albert Frisch, Berlin, Germany
Approximate Size Inches: 9 x 7 inches
Approximate Size Metric:  21.5 x 16.5 centimeters
Print Border:  Yes - small surrounding border, professionally trimmed. Image title is printed in five languages (English, French, German, Spanish & Japanese) along the lower border, below the actual image area.
Condition Grade:  Very Fine++
Verso:  Gravure printing on reverse side
Registered Vintage Print Serial #: 76G4JT1
Certificate Of Authenticity (COA):  Yes - individual hand signed COA from Fine Photo Galleries

This is an authentic old (NOT a modern reprint) vintage 1930 fine sheet fed photogravure (also known as héliogravure) with fine detail and delicate tonality. Taken during the 1920's by the photographer listed above, this photogravure plate was originally issued as part of a rare hardcover photography portfolio engraved and printed in beautiful two sided photogravure by Albert Frisch of Berlin, Germany in 1930. Historic and captivating to the eye, this true vintage print will frame up beautifully for display!

This photogravure is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered serial number from the Finephoto Vintage Archive & Database. Under magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" grid, uniform pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality sheet fed gravure print. The watermark word "Finephoto" does not appear on the actual print.

Please note: there is photogravure imagery on the verso of this vintage plate from the original dual sided issue.

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ABOUT PHOTOGRAVURE:  Photogravure is an intaglio print making process utilizing a carefully etched copper plate made from the original negative/image. Prints are made by pressing suitable paper heavily down upon the inked copper plate which has been intricately etched to varying depths corresponding with the actual tonality of the original negative, This precisely etched plate combined with a fine "honeycomb" screen controls the amount of ink to be transfered to the paper at any given point in direct proportion to the variation of tone in the original image. The result is a true continuous tone print which combines many qualities of a traditional silver based photograph with a tactile feel similar to an etching, engraving or lithograph. Rich in tonal detail, the photogravure process produces delicately rendered shades for a look which is unique in the world of photographic print making. In the early to mid 1900's photogravure was selected (when budgets allowed) for special high quality publishing and portfolio projects, but due to it's significant expense and labor, the process is rarely seen today. From Man Ray and Ruth Bernhard to Brett Weston and Ansel Adams, many of the world's most renown photographic masters have published their images in the rich photogravure process.

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