Nicola Perscheid

Portrait of Ernst Haeckel,




Nicola Perscheid (Moselweiss near Koblenz 1864–1930 Berlin)

Portrait of Ernst Haeckel (holding a human skull and standing next to skeleton of a gibbon)



image 22 x 16,5 cm (sheet 29,6 x 23,2 cm)

The Daulton Collection 

in the plate, printed text stating name of photographer, date of photograph, number of photograph, name of subject, and name of publisher: "N. Perscheid phot. 1904," "4669," "Haeckel," and "Photographische Gesellschaft in Berlin" [Photographic Society in Berlin].

condition: some foxing in the margin

The Pictorialists and portraitists around the turn of the century often used hand-pulled photogravures because of their fine rendition. 




Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection