Other Vintage Photography

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Rare Gebbe Joseph Hanson 1930s Classic Male Academic Physique Photographs

Wonderful and hard to find photographs by Robert Gebhart (aka Gebbe or Gebbee), 1930s vintage.

Superb group of three (3), period perfect and classic academic figure studies, featuring oft used model Joseph Hanson in fine studio images with a drape background. Simply wonderful. Upon his passing, Gebbe’s sister disposed of his estate, including negatives and all print inventory of his photography, making his work scarce.

Size/Condition: Silver gelatin, double weight, matte surface, fiber prints. Measure (on average) a trimmed 4.5”x 6.5”. In overall great vintage condition with some age toning, minor silver oxidation and light storage/handling wear. Unmarked, undated. Purchase price includes domestic insured, USPS Priority shipping, First Class for international buyers.

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$500.00
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Matthias Herrmann Homoerotic Nude Male Color Studio Photographs Wessel + O'Connor Provenance

Collection of artworks and printed matter by German artist Matthias Herrmann (b1963). Included in this grouping are four (4) original, framed C prints, postcards, books and ephemera, all circa 1997 (+/-)...see itemized list below.

Blue Penis, Taint, Mesh, Nude, framed photos: Group of four (4) framed C prints, purchased by the collector from Wessel + O'Connor Gallery, during the artist's “Self-portraits” exhibit in March/April of 1997. Image/sight about 5”x 7”, overall framed size is approx 8.25”x 10.5”. Each frame is signed to the reverse with the image code, image edition number, signed by the artist and dated. All have the original gallery show label that indicates each print is also signed by the artist.

The Cum Pieces: A collection of 8 color printed postcards in original envelope with artist name and title. Personalized dedication to buyer from artist, dated 14/3/97 on envelope.

Ephemera: Postcard for show at Wessel + O'Connor Gallery, postcard for show at Galerie Andreas Weiss (Berlin), two (2) German language AIDS awareness/information brochures, two (2) b&w printed postcards, Magazine by Little Cockroach Press (color reproduction, on magazine paper).

Books:
Matthias Herrmann 1995 (4.75”x 7”), softcover, color reproductions of his self-portraits with an essay by AA Bronson and exhibition information. Edition of 1500, REMAprint, Vienna. Signed by artist inside back cover.

Matthias Herrmann 1994 (5.75”x 8.25”), softcover, color reproductions of images of primarily male and female genitalia, other body parts. Issued in two volumes; Plates and Text. Two copies of this publication are included in this group, both in original brown band wraps.

Purchase price includes domestic, insured Priority Mail shipping. Please contact us for international shipping rates. Follow us on Instagram @thephysiqueproject for inventory updates!

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$1,600.00
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Russ Warner Nude Muscular Jack Lalanne Studio B&W 1950s Physique Photo

Outstanding Russ Warner studio photograph of legendary fitness guru Jack LaLanne in a wonderful golden era image the nicely captures the model's massive musculature in an artful manner and excellent composition with LaLanne standing alongside a classical bust sculpture. A rare and hard to find photo. Printed on a double weight, fiber paper with a near matte surface. Size/Condition: Measures 4”x 5”. Silver gelatin, double weight fiber paper with near matte surface. Excellent condition. Numeric mark “11” to reverse, otherwise unmarked, undated. Purchase price includes domestic, insured Priority Mail shipping, First Class for international buyers.

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$250.00
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Spartan/Constantine Bob Rome & Bob John Male Duo Vintage B&W Physique Photo

Very fine photograph from Spartan of Hollywood lensman Constantine, circa 1950 (+/-). This image features muscular model duo of Bob Rome (l) and Bob John (r) in a dramatic pose with classic glamour style lighting. Size/Condition: Measures 4”x 5” (bleed). Silver gelatin, double weight fiber paper with near matte finish. Excellent condition. Unmarked, undated. Purchase price includes domestic, insured Priority Mail shipping, First Class for international buyers.

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$150.00
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Michael Childers Hollywood Glamour Nude Male Sepia B&W Location Photograph

Outstanding photograph from well known lensman Michael Childers, circa 1999. This is a wonderful location image featuring an unknown handsome and fit model (looks like a young Michael Ontkean!) in a gorgeous garden setting, wearing a head wreath of roses. An artful and glamorous composition, reminiscent of the golden age of Hollywood! Size/Condition: Silver gelatin, double weight, fiber print, measures 11”x 14”, image is 9&3/8”x 13”. Some subtle handling crescent marks near top border, right side and bottom. Signed lower right, photographer/studio (dated) sticker to reverse with notes for sepia tone. Purchase price includes domestic, insured Priority Mail shipping, First Class for international buyers.

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$365.00
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Nude Tabby Anderson Vintage Mid-Century Ralph Kelly B&W Studio Photograph

Great old physique photograph by Ralph Kelly, guessed to be 1950s vintage. This image features popular model Tabby Anderson in a studio shot, leaning against a draped model stand. Size/Condition: 4"x 5". DW fiber silver gelatin print with linen surface. Excellent vintage condition, some unretouched dust specks, minimal/nil corner softness. Marked "Bud 06" in pencil to reverse, undated. Price includes domestic insured Priority Mail shipping, or First Class for international orders.

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$150.00
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1934 Collegiate Wrestling Team & Coaches Vintage Black & White Studio Portrait Photograph

Superb vintage sports photograph, assumed to be a college team, but the school is unknown. This is a classic group photo with the members arranged in rows, flanked by coaches with typical large group studio lighting and a drape background. You don't see a lot of vintage wrestling team images...this one is pretty spectacular, and a beautiful print too! Size/Condition: Double weight, silver gelatin fiber print measuring 9&5/8"x 6&3/4", minor wear, some discoloration to reverse from earlier, non-acid framing/backing. Studio name and date lower right. Purchase price includes insured, domestic shipping and First Class shipping for international buyers.

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$185.00
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Jack Walls Nude Male Target Studio Vintage Location B&W Photo

Nude dude Alert! Handsome and fit Jack Walls reveals all for Lou Thomas (Target Studio) in this early 70s image. Size/Condition: 5"x7". Medium weight fiber, ferrotype gloss paper. Excellent condition, nil handling/storage wear. Unmarked, undated. Price includes domestic insured, Priority Mail shipping, First Class International for non-US buyers. Be sure to follow us on Instagram.

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$40.00
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Target Studio/Lou Thomas Nude Jack Walls Male Vintage B&W Physique Photograph

Fine vintage photograph by Lou Thomas of a laidback Jack Walls in a casual and classic pose….welcome to my home. Size/Condition: 7"x5". Medium weight fiber, ferrotype gloss paper. Great condition, minor handling/storage wear. Unmarked, undated. Price includes domestic insured, Priority Mail shipping, First Class International for non-US buyers. Be sure to follow us on Instagram.

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$40.00
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Handsome Hunk Vintage Lou Thomas/Target B&W Nude Dude Photo

Model man Jack Walls in a casual, location photograph, baring his wares. Size/Condition: 5"x7". Medium weight fiber, ferrotype gloss paper. Very good condition, some minor handling/storage wear. Unmarked, undated. Price includes domestic insured, Priority Mail shipping, First Class International for non-US buyers. Be sure to follow us on Instagram.

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$40.00

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