Laure GOUIN-BRAQUEHAIS (1829-1916) and Bruno... - Lot 12 - Marie-Saint Germain

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Laure GOUIN-BRAQUEHAIS (1829-1916) and Bruno... - Lot 12 - Marie-Saint Germain
Laure GOUIN-BRAQUEHAIS (1829-1916) and Bruno BRAQUEHAIS (1823-1875), attributed to. Pauline en odalisque, circa 1857-1860. Stereoscopic daguerreotype finely enhanced in color, produced on 2 1/6 quadrangular plates with hammered corners, hallmarked by Henri Baud (HB), 8.7 x 17.1 cm. Colorized by Laure Braquehais, reassembled under the original glass, according to Serge Nazarieff. This is Pauline Sophie Lacroix (1839-1914), first arrested in 1857. She spent a month in Saint-Lazare prison for posing for François Lepage. Often smiling in her photographs, she was one of the most photographed nude models of the 1850s-60s. Provenance: Uwe Scheid Collection. Serge Nazarieff Collection, Geneva. Bibliography: Serge Nazarieff, Maison Gouin (maquette), reproduced on page 76, catalog raisonné, no. 188, page 138. Rainer Wick, Sammlung Uwe Scheid, Die Erotische daguerréotypie, Weingarten, 1989, reproduced page 92. Denis Pellerin, Le Nu stéréoscopique, les modèles et leur histoire, BEA + Polyverlags AG, 2020, pages 80-102. Denis Pellerin, The "Dirty-footed venuses", the catalog, Tartarin, 2023, page 31. Denis Pellerin, The "Dirty-footed venuses" and their photographs, Tartarin, 2023, page 11.
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