Stradivarius Dissected …

PhotographerSigismund Blumann

CountryUnited States

MediumGelatin Silver


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Men: Occupational, Supports


Image Dimensions: 6.8 x 3.6 cm (glued & double mounted)
Support Dimensions: 7.3 x 4.1 cm | 8.4 x 4.9 cm | 8.8 x 5.3 cm | 14.5 x 9.0 cm (beige & brown art paper mounts )

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The image is of a violin repairman, working on a violin.  It is one of several images of the same subject produced by Mr. Blumann, all of which seem to have the same title. (1.)


Two variant photographs showing the same violin maker in his shop were used by Blumann to illustrate his article: Bendaying the Photographic Print published in the January, 1929 issue of Camera Craft magazine.


Print details: mount recto: this elaborately mounted occupational portrait has been titled in gold at lower right corner: Stradivarius Dissected …
-glue remnants on mount margins

Sigismund Blumann: 1872-1956

provenance: author’s grandson


1. Description of this work by Blumann family member when acquired by PhotoSeed Archive.

Stradivarius Dissected …