ORIGINAL OVERSIZE SILVER PRINT PHOTOGRAPH OF GERTRUDE ATHERTON BY ARNOLD GENTHE. Arnold GENTHE, Gertrude ATHERTON.

ORIGINAL OVERSIZE SILVER PRINT PHOTOGRAPH OF GERTRUDE ATHERTON BY ARNOLD GENTHE

Photograph. A beautiful large (10-3/8" x 13-1/4") silver print portrait of writer Gertrude Atherton (1857 - 1948) SIGNED by the photographer in pencil "Arnold Genthe/N.Y." below the image on the original 14" x 18" mat. Lovely, soft image of this writer best known for her books on California by a photographer also strongly connected to that state. On the verso of the mat are two small New York Historical Society stamps, one dated 5 May 1943, as well as the penciled date 16 March 1943. Various chips and tears, some large, along the margins of the mat, but none coming close to either the photograph or Genthe's signature. Mat in Good condition, photograph Fine. Item #011215

Price: $2,500.00