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Wild Hair by Fixon
Opening: $300
Hammer Price: $390
Skylight Gallery 13
September 2001

Quarter plate daguerreotype of a gent with wildly tossed hair, 1850s, by Pierre Fixon, Paris. Applied tinting to skin tones. Housed in original passe-partout mount, FIXON's studio imprint on plate.   ( Inventory# hb45 )

The three-dimensionality of Fixon's plate gives added effect to his cheerful personality and a wildly tossed mane of hair.

Image has been scanned with cover glass removed, some light dirt is present on glass.

Images and text copyright 2001-2014 by Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

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