Oct 21, 2021 - Sale 2583

Sale 2583 - Lot 6

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Beach view with boats, Malta * A man and woman, seated among prickly pear cactus, Valetta, Malta. Together, 2 photographs. Talbotype and salted paper print from a calotype negative, the images measuring 6 3/8x8 1/2 and 5 1/4x5 5/8 inches (16.2x21.6 and 13.3x14.2 cm.), the former on a mount measuring 12 1/4x16 1/2 inches (31.1x41.9 cm.), the latter's sheet 7x7 3/4 inches (17.8x19.7 cm.), with a J. Watman Turkey Mill 1839 watermark. 1846 and 1840s

Additional Details

Beach View with Boats, Malta is from the English painter Clarkson Frederick Stanfield; and by descent.

A man and woman, seated among prickly pear cactus is from Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot; and by descent.

Larry Schaaf, The Talbot Catalogue Raisoné, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, no. 3478.