Sunday, July 13, 2008

Kusakabe Kimbei - Luminous-Lint Photograph of the Day

Kusakabe Kimbei
Man with tattoes
1889 (ca)

Albumen print, tinted
7 3/4x9 3/4 in (19.8x25.7 cm)

Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 280)

There is an online exhibition of other 19th century photographs of Japan on Luminous-lint.

No comments: