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    Doris Ulmann Signed Platinum Print of a Catholic Nun. A pictorialist inspired by the paintings of the European old masters and influenced by photographers Clarence H. White and Hill & Adamson, Ulmann produced unique and substantial portrait studies. This present item is a 6" x 8" contact platinum print- a 3/4 length portrait of a young, black nun in her starched habit, holding a pair of glasses. She seems to be lost in thought, looking slightly away from the camera. It is mounted to an 11" x 14" board and is signed by Ulmann in pencil just beneath the print. Likely taken in 1930 at a New Orleans convent. Excellent condition save for just a bit of toning on the mount around the photo.

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    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
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