Home is Where you Make It

Home is Where you Make It

This…hand-tinted photograph of a country scene, taken in California (probably Marin County) is by noted California photographer and editor, Sigismund Blumann. (1.)

Print details:
mount recto: Blumann called this a “Pastelograph”-simply a hand-colored black and white photograph. It is graphite signed in lower right corner of impression: Sigismund Blumann

mount verso: signed in graphite, presumably in author’s hand: Home Is Where You Make It.

Sigismund Blumann: 1872-1956

provenance: author’s grandson

1. Description of this work by Blumann family member when acquired by the PhotoSeed Archive. This meticulously colored photograph which probably dates to the early 1930’s integrates a hand-colored silver “frame” as part of the deckle edges.

Home is Where you Make It

Image Dimensions6.7 x 9.8 cm (deckled-edged print glued within support window)

Support DimensionsDetail: 19.0 x 14.7 cm (cream-colored, deckle-edged studio mount )