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Altobelli & Molins
View of Ponte Nomentano
Albumen print, gold-toned
25,5 x 35,7 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
19th - 21st Century Photography, 3 June 2015, Lot: 4009
Giacchino Altobelli and Pompeo Molins worked together between 1861-1865 and were known for their early picturesque views of Rome. Molins' photo studio in Palazzo Negroni-Caffarelli was completely destroyed in a fire in 1893. – Some retouched spots, otherwise a fine tonal print in very good condition.
Lit.: Bodo von Dewitz/Dietmar Siegert/Karin Schuller-Procopovici (eds.). Italien Sehen und Sterben. Photographien der Zeit des Risorgimento (1845 - 1870). Cologne 1994, p. 262, ill. p. 39.