FAUX NUDE PORTRAIT OF CABARET ARTISTE NINETTE D’ARVILLE (PHOTO BY LUCIEN WALERY)

This vintage real photo postcard is racy for it’s time. The postcard features French cabaret artiste Ninette d’Arville. She is wearing a body stocking that is aimed at simulating nudity. Preliminary research found no biographical information about Miss D’arville. However, investigation did reveal that this postcard is part of a series that shows the actress in the same body stocking but assuming a number of different poses. The image utilized in this postcard was produced by photographer Lucien Walery. He was a celebrated Paris photographer known for his portraits of artists and cabaret dancers from the city’s music halls. He is very well known for his portraits of Mata Hari and Josephine Baker. Walery did a lot of work in the genre of nude/erotic photography. He photographed the beautiful women of Paris between the early 1900’s and the 1920’s.  Sold

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Published in: on August 25, 2017 at 1:37 pm  Comments (1)  
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  1. She may also have been modeling as a sort of artist’s model. The female form illustrated. She does present the lovely physique that was ideal during that time. Thanks CC


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