Plate #81, from Der Act
Max Koch (German, 1859-1930), Otto Rieth (German, 1858-1911)
Collotypes published by Internationaler Kunstverlag, M. Bauer & Co., Berlin/Leipzig, 1894.
Image size 7 3/8" x 6" on paper 9 1/2" x 12 1/2," in very good condition with minor foxing near edges.
There are 26 images from this work in the collection of The J. Paul Getty Museum.
Collotype is a dichromate-based photographic process invented by Alphonse Poitevin in 1856. It can produce results difficult to distinguish from metal-based photographic prints because of its microscopically fine reticulations which compose the image. It was first employed for fine art photography in the United States by Alfred Stieglitz.