Catalog photo from the collection of the Altman Galleries, Hollywood circa 1920s.
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Paired portraits of a wealthy man and woman in lace collars c. 16th century. The photo has an almost post-modern quality. The paintings sit on the floor with a brick wall and exposed plumbing in the background. Item number (1083) floats above them. Nearly the entire image is in the bottom half of the print.
Sepia photo 8" x 10", gloss finish, mounted on linen with 1" border and two hole punch.