Antique Photo of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy

Antique Photo: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy

 

Most attractive antique photograph of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy.

Size: 9,8 x 7,4 is the actual photo, 13 x 9,8 is the photo including margins.

The photograph is from pre-1900 and in fine condition. The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a covered double arcade formed of two glass-vaulted arcades at right angles intersecting in an octagon; it is prominently sited on the northern side of the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, and connects to the Piazza della Scala. Named after Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of united Italy, it was originally designed in 1861 and built by Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877.

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Markus Prachensky Autograph

Markus Prachensky Autograph on 8 x 6 Photo, CoA

Markus Prachensky autograph
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Markus Prachensky: b/w photo of the artist in front of one of his paintings; hand-signed with green pen.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Markus Prachensky (1932 -2011) was an Austrian painter and graphic artist of the Informalism.

In 1956 Prachensky, along with Wolfgang Hollegha, Josef Mikl and Arnulf Rainer, founded the artist association „Galerie naechst St. Stephan“.

In 1957 this group had an important exhibition at the Wiener Secession and Prachensky beacme member of the Secession. From 1983 till his retirement in 2000 he held a post as professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste Wien. Prachensky is considered as one of the most important artist of the Austrian Avantgarde and of the Informalism in Austria.

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Alfred Gerasch Autograph. Don Carlos, 1920s.

Alfred Gerasch Autograph. Don Carlos, 1920s.: “„K.K Hofschauspieler Alfred Gerasch, Don Carlos“. Nice Photo Postcard showing the young Gerasch. Authentic autograph, signed with violet ink.

Minor aging. The autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Alfred Gerasch autograph

Gerasch was also successful as movie actor in movies like: „Spy of Madame Pompadour“ (1928). Liane Haid stars as the eponymous heroine D’Eon, who in male disguise goes to the court of Russia on behalf of Parisian courtesan Pompadour (Countess Esterhazy), to find out Czar Paul’s (Fritz Kortner) intentions. “Carnival of Crime” was another successful movie.”

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Lauritz Melchior Autograph on Portrait Photo CoA

Lauritz Melchior Autograph on large b/w Foto, signed at lower margin.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

20,5 x 25,4 cm (8 x 10 inches) , bend at the lower right corner otherwise very good condition.

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Lauritz Melchior (20 1890 – 1973) was a Danish and later American opera singer. He was the pre-eminent Wagnerian tenor of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s and has since come to be considered the quintessence of his voice type. Late in his career, Melchior appeared in movie musicals and on radio and television. He also made numerous recordings.

Word of his talent spread and was heard of by Cosima and Siegfried Wagner at Bayreuth. There the re-opening of the Festival for 1924 was under preparation. Melchior was engaged to sing Siegmund and Parsifal. This prestigious contract opened the way to several other appearances such as a Wagner concert with Frida Leider in Berlin in 1923. Around this time several acoustic records were cut for Polydor.

On May 14, 1924 Lauritz Melchior made his debut, as Siegmund, at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden in London. The result was a smashing success. Some weeks later Melchior made his debut on the stage of the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth in the roles of Siegmund and Parsifal. In July 1925 Adolf Hitler attended a performance of Parsifal in Bayreuth as a guest of Winifred Wagner. According to Walpole, who was sitting in Wagner’s box next to Hitler, as Melchior sang, “the tears poured down Hitler’s cheeks”.

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Brigitte Bardot and Pablo Picasso Photo with Signature Bardot

Cute photograph of Pablo Picasso watching young Brigitte Bardot sitting on one of his objects, a goat.

Hand signed by Brigitte Bardot.
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The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 12,6 x 17,5 cm, very good condition.

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Johnny Cash Autograph on earlier Photo. CoA

Johnny Cash Autograph on 1o x 8 Photo CoA

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Authentic Johnny Cash autograph on an earlier color photo.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 20 x 25,5 cm (10 x 8 inches), very good condition.

John R. “Johnny” Cash (1932 – 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide.

Although primarily remembered as a country music icon, his genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel.

This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of multiple inductions in the Country Music, Rock and Roll and Gospel Music Halls of Fame.
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John Le Carré Autograph on 11 x 8 Photo

John Le Carré Autograph on 11 x 8 Photo CoA

John Le Carré color portrait photo, hand signed by John Le Carré.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 28 x 20,2 cm (11 x 8 inches).Very good condition.

David John Moore Cornwell ( 1931) (pen name John le Carré) is a British author of espionage novels.

During the 1950s and the 1960s, he worked for the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence Service, and began writing novels under a pen name. His third novel The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1963) became an international best-seller, and remains one of his best-known works. Following the success of this novel, he left MI6 to become a full-time author.

Le Carré established himself as a writer of espionage fiction. In 2008, The Times ranked le Carré 22nd on its list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945”. In 2011, he won the Goethe Medal, a yearly prize given by the Goethe Institute.
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Attersee and Nitsch Autographs on 20 x 8 Photo

Attersee and Nitsch Autographs on 20 x 8 Photo

Attersee and Nitsch Autographs on 20 x 8 Photo

Christian Ludwig Attersee and Hermann Nitsch autographs: Large color photo with a Nitsch portrait by Attersee. Bot artists standing in front of the painting. The photo has been signed by both of them.

The autographs come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

30 x 20,3 cm (12 x 8 inches), very good condition.

Christian Ludwig Attersee (born Christian Ludwig) is an Austrian artist.

His work is denoted by a figural-to-symbolic style transition, bright colors and an energetic ductus. Moreover, there are ambiguous, artsy connotations and imaginations of a likewise free-spirit and very Austrian mentality with a bias towards sexual malapropism.
Hermann Nitsch is an Austrian artist who works in experimental and multimedia modes. Nitsch’s abstract splatter paintings, like his performance pieces, address the excessive beauty and intensification of human existence.

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Edward G. Robinson Autograph on Photo. CoA

Edward G. Robinson Autograph on Photo. CoA

Edward G. Robinson Autograph

 

Edward G. Robinson portrait photo with dedication and signature, hand signed.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 12,6 x 17,7 cm (5 x 7 inches). Good condition.

Edward G. Robinson (Yiddish: עמנואל גאָלדנבערג Emanuel Goldenberg; 1893 –1973) was a Romanian-born American actor.

A popular star during Hollywood’s Golden Age, he is best remembered for his roles as gangsters, such as Rico in his star-making film Little Caesar and as Rocco in Key Largo.

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