Vintage 1960s Notorious Stripper Kellie Everts Risqué Burlesque Photograph Sexy

Vintage 1960s Notorious Stripper Kellie Everts Risqué Burlesque Photograph Sexy

Vintage 1960s Notorious Stripper Kellie Everts Risqué Burlesque Photograph Sexy

We are honored to be your one-stop, 5-star source for vintage pin up, pulp magazines, original illustration art, decorative collectibles and ephemera with a wide and always changed assortment of antique and vintage items from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Mid-Century Modern eras. All items are 100% guaranteed to be original, vintage, and as described. All sell no reserve! ITEM: This is an erotic, vintage and original, c. Late 1960s risqué pin-up portrait photograph of the curvaceous and sexy burlesque dancer Kellie Everts. Photographed by the intrepid portraitist of the bump-n-grind era, Maurice Seymour, this tantalizing photo shows off to full effect the allure of the German-born stripper who was also a bodybuilder and founder of her own church – giving way to the stage name Stripper for God. Measures 8″ x 10″ with margins on a glossy single weight paper stock. CONDITION: Photograph is in very fine condition with the most minimal of corner wear. Please use the included images as a conditional guide. Maurice Seymour Biography By: David S. Inspired by the example of Maurice Goldberg, the foremost photographer of classical dancers and concert musicians of the 1920s and regular contributor to the New York Times, the brothers chose to make a particular forte of ballet dancers. From 1929 to 1950 they plied their trade in a studio at the St. Clair Hotel in Chicago. In 1950 Seymour Zeldman moved to New York City; both men at this juncture legally changed their names to Maurice Seymour. The New York brother expanded his clientele from dancers and actors to singers, jazz musicians, and burlesque stars in the 1950s. He for a period partnered with James Kriegsmann, successor to Herbert Mitchell, and a practitioner of in situ photography of singers and musicians in their performance venues. The Chicago Maurice Seymour continued specializing in dance and theatrical photography, although he had, for a period of time in the 1930s, a healthy business from radio personalities as well. Both shuttered their studios in the 1970s. When in Chicago, they collaborated completely when creating images, sharing the posing and developing work. The images tended to be brightly illuminated, posed against neutral featureless backgrounds, and developed on glossy paper. The studio’s skill at retouching was particularly well known. All of the Chicago portraits were taken with a large accordion portrait camera using 8×10 negatives. From 1935 onward, the brothers were the preferred portraitists of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. In 1947 the studio published Seymour on Ballet, a set of photographic studies, with a forward by Leonid Massine (Chicago: Pelligrini & Cudahy), and in 1952, an expanded portfolio, Ballet Portraits, featuring Margot Fonteyn (Chicago: Pelligrini & Cudahy). NOTES: Obituary, Chicago Tribune (Oct 19, 1993). “Photographing Dancers, ” Dance Magazine (Mar 1950), 16-19, 35. The estate of Maurice Seymour (Maurice Zeldman) is managed by his son, the photographer Ron Seymour: www (dot) ronseymour (dot) com/new/rs07 (dot) html David S. Shields/ALS Biography By: David S. Shields c/o Broadway (dot) CAS (dot) SC (dot) edu. The item “Vintage 1960s Notorious Stripper Kellie Everts Risqué Burlesque Photograph Sexy” is in sale since Friday, June 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Art\Art from Dealers & Resellers\Photographs”. The seller is “grapefruitmoongallery” and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Original/Reprint: Original Print
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Signed?: Unsigned
  • Date of Creation: 1950-Now
  • Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
  • Subject: Pinups
  • Color: Black & White
  • Framing: Unframed
  • Size Type/Largest Dimension: 8″ x 10″
  • Artist: Maurice Seymour

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