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Black and White Photography For Sale
Salita scivolosa a Trinità dei Monti - Roma, 1956 - Black & White Photography
Located in Brussels, BE
Artwork # 2 on 5 sold in perfect condition Print called "Art 2014", format 42 x 60 cm. SERIES OF 5 PRINTS + 2 AP Snowstorm over Rome. The photographer grabs his camera and walks the ...
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1950s Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

L'Attesa, 1962 - Contemporary Photorealist Black & White Photography
Located in Brussels, BE
Artwork #3 on 5 sold in perfect condition Print called "Art 2014", format 42 x 60 cm. SERIES OF 5 PRINTS + 2 AP She was there, leaning against a wall, she seemed to be waiting," say...
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1950s Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Iman
Located in Munich, DE
Total Edition of 15 signed and numbered Also available in: 90 x 120 cm / 35.4 x 47.2 in 120 x 160 cm / 47.2 x 63 in Black and white portrait of Supermodel Iman in New York City 1997...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Black and White

Wheels, 3rd Ward, Houston, Texas
Located in Dallas, TX
Open Edition Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on print verso. Paper size: 14 x 11 in., Image size: 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. Earlie Hudnall, who is one of the most notable African Amer...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Untitled, 4/5
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
"Untitled, 4/5" by Kamelia Pezeshki, silver gelatin print, 9 X 6 inches, c. 2011, $650. "Scattered is a collection of black and white photographs of personal or sometimes coincident...
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2010s Other Art Style Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Aisha Ascóniga, "La búsqueda que lleva a la decepción”, Figurative, Polyptych
Located in San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, MX
"La búsqueda que lleva a la decepción” By peruvian artist Aisha Ascóniga In this polyptych we can notice the disappointment in the woman’s eyes and gestures, the tiredness of not fi...
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2010s Conceptual Black and White Photography

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Plywood, Spray Paint, Newsprint, Dye Transfer

Gothic Facade of Doges Palace, Venice, black and white photography, cityscape
Located in Vienna, Vienna
SILVERFINEART - Black and white landscape photography. Limited edition of 9. Produced from the original 6x6cm medium format black and white negative film and printed as archival pigm...
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2010s Minimalist Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment

Fantasies, Abstract figurative one of a kind silver gelatin lith print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A rare, abstract gelatin silver lith print inspired by the David Lynch film The Elephant Man & sci-fi films. Two women from another time, out in the garden in a world slowly changing...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

The Hand-Rare, figurative one of a kind gelatin silver lith print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Inspired by the geometric paintings by Cuban artist Carmen Herrera and minimalist photography, a rare one of a kind gelatin silver print, toned with sepia/selenium toned and printed ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Morphogenesis, Large scale, abstract, surreal photography, gelatin silver print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Morphogenesis focuses on the "moments between moments" along this journey - the anticipation of change, rather than the change itself. Devoid of outside influences or environments, w...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Pour Etienne et Son Ciel, Abstract photo, gelatin silver print, stars,surrealist
Located in Kinderhook, NY
From the black and white sci-fi inspired photography series Saw the Splendor, "Pour Etienne et son Ciel pays homage to the early French astronomy illustrator Étienne Trouvelot and Ét...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Feast, Silver gelatin print still life photo of pomegranates on a table
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Inspired by the Dutch still life paintings of Van Gogh, Monet and Rembrandt, as well as Armenian symbolism and architecture. Over 40 pomegranates were photographed using large format...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Tulip II - Abstract black and white still life photo, flowers, limited edition
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A black and white still life photograph of tulips, inspired by historic Dutch still life paintings. Photographed on Forte large format 4x5 inch black and white film. The film's emuls...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Saturn from Another Earth, Limited edition black and white landscape photo
Located in Kinderhook, NY
At their closest Saturn and Earth lie approximately 746 million miles (1.2 billion kilometers) apart. This limited edition black and white print is created by photographing space th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Olympic Games - nude model in desert holding the olympic rings up
Located in Vienna, AT
Olympic Games - nude model in desert holding the olympic rings up Other sizes and high-end framing on request. PREISS FINE ARTS is one of the world’s leading galleries for fine art ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Solarized Flock, black and white wildlife nature photo of birds, silver gelatin
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Sepia, selenium split toned gelatin silver print of groups of geese, crows and seagulls all diving to feed. Photographed with a Hasselbad Printed by hand in a traditional darkroom ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin, Photographic Paper

Untitled (dragon), Large scale conceptual abstract black and white silver print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A 48x58 inch limited edition gelatin silver print made made in a traditional wet darkroom on Ilford fiber paper. Signed, editioned and dated on reverse. Abstract photographic image ...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Sleep, black and white underwater gelatin silver print photo of seahorse
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Black and white still life photograph of a seahorse photographed on large format film. The 4x5 negative was hand manipulated to give a painterly and otherworldly effect by blending t...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Savannah Spirit Eye of the Sun (Black and White Nude Photography, B&W Nude)
Located in New York, NY
In this self portrait, Savannah Spirit turns the tradition of black and white female portraiture back on itself. The muse is the artist, and the gaze is her own. Spirit believes th...
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2010s Conceptual Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Baboon Mothers & Children - BW photograph of monkeys in Uganda, East Africa
Located in Kinderhook, NY
This black and white documentary photograph of a family of baboons was taken during a very early morning drive in Northern Uganda, East Africa. Shot on a 35mm camera on black and whi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Gun, Brooklyn - Black and White Photograph, Graffiti and Young Man in Brooklyn
Located in Chicago, IL
The photographer walks cities with his Leica camera capturing unexpected moments. His brand of street photography is sometimes poignant and sometimes humorous, often both. the cont...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Savannah Spirit, We The Nipple (Black and White Nude Photography, B&W Nude)
Located in New York, NY
Savannah Spirit We The Nipple 30 x 30 inches Archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag. Edition of 5 Signed by artist Erotica to save our souls. Latest press ARTSY: May 28, 2...
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2010s Conceptual Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Ranunculus, Still life black and white photo of flowers, silver gelatin print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Inspired by the Dutch still life paintings of Van Gogh, Monet and Rembrandt. Photographed using large format black and white film and printed and toned by hand in a traditional darkr...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Savannah Spirit The Bottom Line (Black and White Nude Photography B&W)
Located in New York, NY
In this rich self portrait, Savannah Spirit takes the tradition of black and white female nude photography, and turns the gaze back on itself. In this series, the muse is the artist,...
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2010s Conceptual Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Arms & Legs, Barcelona, Spain, Documentary figurative photo, beach, silver print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Photographed on 35mm film in Barcelona, Spain in the summer heat. Black and white gelatin silver print made in a traditional darkroom on fiber paper.
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

White Lodge-Gold toned photo, still life black and white silver print of owl
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A gold toned gelatin silver 4x5 inch still life of an owl, framed using 8ply mattboard, museum glass and a seamless white powder coated, custom welded frame (8x8.5 inches). Photograp...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

"Face Off" 36x48 - Black & White Fine Art Photography, Lion Photograph Africa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a contemporary black and white photograph of an African Lion by Shane Russeck. 50x60 Edition of 10. Signed and numbered by Shane. Printed on archival paper and using archi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Holding up the Moon, Figurative, abstract, collage black and white silver print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Holding up the Moon - a black and white large format negative collage, inspired by Bauhaus artist Laszo Maholy Nagy. This landscape, sci-fi, figurative gelatin silver print is hand ...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin, Photographic Paper

Black Garden, Black and white landscape, clouds and mountain, silver gelatin
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A magical and mysterious black and white landscape photograph taken in the Armenian highlands. In the distance, where the mist and mountains are you see rainfall. Photographed with a...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

The Explorers, Figurative,abstract,collage, black and white silver gelatin print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A one of a kind gelatin silver print edition of The Explorers from the series A Circle of Bluebirds. Gold painted "stars: are peppered throughout this abstract landscape and sci-fi i...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Prisca
Located in Munich, DE
Total Edition of 15 signed and numbered Also available in: 40 x 50 cm / 16 x 20 in 90 x 120 cm / 35.4 x 47.2 in Nude woman bend over. Thierry Le Gouès, born in Brittany, France, i...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Black and White

"Night Train #9" Outside Scenery in Black and White Viewed From a Speedy Train
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, FR
This artwork by Philippe Saucourt was created with a mixed technique of acrylic painting on photos printed on paper mounted on a wood panel. This artwork is varnished and it is frame...
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2010s Impressionist Black and White Photography

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Paper, Acrylic, Wood Panel, Photogram

Untitled (Justinus Klecks), Rare abstract black and white gelatin silver print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
An abstract limited edition of five, gelatin silver print made made in a traditional wet darkroom on Ilford multigrade gelatin silver fiber paper. Signed, editioned and dated on rev...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Panthera Leo - 40x60 Black and White Photography, Lion Photograph Unsigned Print
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white photograph of an African Lion by Shane Russeck. Printed on Archival Paper Using Archival ink 40x60 Edition of 10 Unsigned Test Print Shane Russeck has b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bird Dance, Black and white nature photo of wildlife by river. Silver print
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Near the Fraser River, there is a wildlife sanctuary home to hundreds of different species of birds as well as many other animals. In this photo, captured are a handful of the hundre...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Tunnel (The Twins), Photo of stars, galaxies & black holes. Sci-fi, space
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Two young twins ride into the unknown in this sci-fi inspired gelatin silver print. Photographed on large format B&W film, images of space, stars and dust are double exposed & collag...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Surfboard,Beach, Ocean, Surfers going to beach : Surfboard 121
Located in Delaware , OH
Beach, Ocean, Surfers going to beach : Surfboard 121 . ABOUT THIS PIECE: "Surfboard 121" was part of a shoot in Turks+Caicos. This modern surfboard photography can stand alone or ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Rag Paper, Black and White

Storm Over Yerevan-Black and white photo of Ararat Mountain and cityscape
Located in Kinderhook, NY
A black and white gelatin silver print of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, during a powerful storm. In the foreground is downtown leading to the opera house, and in the backgrou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Flyfishing - black and white photography
Located in New York, NY
"I remember the moment that the idea for Bodyscapes® came to me. I was thinking that the shape and structure of the universe repeated itself at every level and suddenly I had the ima...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Black Mountain - A contemporary black and white landscape photograph
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Photographed with a Hasselblad medium format camera black and white film atop a small mountain in Atina, Italy. Hand printed in a traditional darkroom on Ilford multigrade gelatin si...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

"Panthera Leo" 36x48 - Black & White Photography, African Lion Photograph Art
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a contemporary photograph of an African Lion. 36x48 Edition of 12. Signed by Shane. Printed on archival paper and using archival inks Framing available. Inquire for rates. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Transference-Limited edition abstract figurative black and white photograph
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Photographed on a vintage Graflex large format camera on black and white film. A double exposed black and white photograph of two people shaking hands. The large format black and whi...
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Early 2000s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Starlings Over Ararat-Minimalist landscape BW photo collage of Ararat Mountain
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Photographed with a Hasselblad camera on medium format black and white film from Khor Virap Monestary in Ararat Valley, Armenia. Photographs of birds were also shot on 35mm film, col...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Misunderstood - Polaroid, Black and White, Women, 21st Century, Nude
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Misunderstood - 2020 20x20cm, Edition of 7 plus 2 Artist Proofs, digital C-Print based on a Polaroid. Signed on the back and with certificate. Artist inventory PL2020-918. Not mou...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

Hideout (Wastelands) Contemporary, Polaroid, Figurative, Photograph, Woman
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Hideout (Wastelands) - 2003 Edition 3/5 , 57x56cm, Analog C-Print, hand-printed and enlarged by the artist on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper, based on a Polaroid, Artist inventory Num...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

'Fighting back the Darkness' (Till Death do us Part) - Polaroid, Nude
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
'Fighting back the Darkness' (Till Death do us Part) - 2005 20x20cm, Edition 9/10, Archival C-Print print, based on a Polaroid, Certificate and Signature label, artist Inventory N...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

Energy Saving with Sensory Regulators - Vintage B/W photo - 1980s
Located in Roma, IT
Energy saving with sensory regulators is a vintage b/w photograph realized by an Anonymous photographer. Typed notes on the rear, the description in Italian. Foto Siemens copyright...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Cividale Cathedral - Vintage Photo Detail by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Cividale Cathedral is a b/w photographic print on Cardboard. The artwork represents a detail of the interior of the church.T The stamp Osvaldo Bohm on the rear.Numbered:4164
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Cividale Cathedral - Vintage Photo Detail by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Cividale Duomo is a b/w photographic print on Cardboard. The artwork represents a detail of the interior of the church. The stamp Osvaldo Bohm on the rear.
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Cividale Cathedral - Vintage Photo Detail by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Cividale Cathedral is a b/w photographic print on Cardboard. The artwork represents a detail of the interior of the church. The stamp Osvaldo Bohm on the rear.Numbered:6165
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Venetian Medieval Art - Vintage b/w Photo - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Venetian medieval art is an original photograph taken in Venice, realized by an Anonymous photographer. With the description on the rear. Very Good conditions.
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

The Virgin, Murano - Vintage b/w Photo by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
The Virgin, Murano - Vintage Photo Detail is an original photograph taken in the Church of St. Donato in Murano, Venice, Byzantine Mosaic, Italy, realized by an Anonymous photographe...
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Vintage View of Murano - Vintage b/w Photo by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage View of Murano island is an original photograph taken in Venice, Murano with the view of the Church of S. Maria e Donato, Italy, realized by an Anonymous photographer" Produc...
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Murano Mosaic - Vintage Photo Detail by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Murano mosaic is an original photograph taken in Murano, Italy, realized by Osvaldo Böhm. Titled on the lower, with the description. Signed on the plate on the lower. Very Good co...
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Murano Mosaic - Vintage Photo Detail by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Murano mosaic is an original photograph taken in Murano, Italy, realized by Osvaldo Böhm. Titled on the lower, with the description. Signed on the plate on the lower. Very Good co...
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Vota - Vintage Photo Detail by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Vota is an original photograph taken in Italy, realized by Osvaldo Böhm. With the artist's stamp and production on the rear. Very Good conditions.
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Roman Tomb in Venice - Vintage b/w Photo by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Roman tomb photograph is an original photograph realized by an Anonymous photographer. Very Good conditions.
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Basilica of St. Marco - Vintage b/w Photo by Osvaldo Bohm - Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Basilica of St. Marco, Venice is an original photograph taken in Venice realized by an Anonymous photographer. Titled on the lower, with the description. Very Good conditions.
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Early 20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Shop Black and White Photography

There’s a lot to love about black and white photography.

The unique and timeless quality of a black and white photograph accentuates any room. Some might argue that we’re naturally drawn to color photography because it’s the world we know best. This is a shared belief, particularly in the era of camera-phone photography, editing apps and the frenetic immediacy of sharing photos on social media. But when we look at black and white photography, we experience deep, rich shadows and tonal properties in a way that transfixes us. Composition and textures are crisp and engaging. We’re immediately drawn to the subjects of vintage street photography and continue to feel the emotional impact of decades-old photojournalism. The silhouettes of mountains in black and white landscape photography are particularly pronounced, while portrait photography and the skylines of urban cityscapes come to life in monochrome prints.

When decorating with fine photography, keep in mind that some color photographs may not be suitable for every space. However, you can be more daring with black and white photos. The gray tones are classic, sophisticated and generally introduce elegance to any corner of your home, which renders black and white prints amazingly versatile.

Black and white photography adapts to its surroundings like a chameleon might. A single large-scale black and white photograph above the sofa in your living room is going to work with any furniture style, and as some homeowners and designers today are working to introduce more muted tones and neutral palettes to dining rooms and bedrooms, the integration of black and white photography — a hallmark of minimalist decor — is a particularly natural choice for such a setting.

Another advantage to bringing black and white photography into your home is that you can style walls and add depth and character without worrying about disrupting an existing color scheme. Black and white photographs actually harmonize well with accent colors such as yellow, red and green. Your provocative Memphis Group lighting and bold Pierre Paulin seating will pair nicely with the black and white fine nude photography you’ve curated over the years.

Black and white photography also complements a variety of other art. Black and white photos pair well with drawings and etchings in monochromatic hues. They can also form part of specific color schemes. For example, you can place black and white prints in colored picture frames for a pop of color. And while there are no hard and fast rules, it’s best to keep black and white prints separate from color photographs. Color prints stand out in a room more than black and white prints do. Pairing them may detract attention from your black and white photography. Instead, dedicate separate walls or spaces to each.

Once you’ve selected the photography that best fits your space, you’ll need to decide how to hang the images. If you want to hang multiple photos, it’s essential to know how to arrange wall art. A proper arrangement can significantly enhance a living space.

On 1stDibs, explore a vast collection of compelling black and white photography by artists such as Mark Shaw, Jack Mitchell (a photographer you should know), Berenice Abbott and David Yarrow.