May 5, 2016American Photo features Jacob Loewentheil’s The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography
American Photo this week features an interview with Jacob Loewentheil about his new book, The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography, just published by Skira Rizzoli. .
April 18, 2016Jacob Loewentheil’s The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography featured in New York Magazine’s The Cut
Jacob Loewentheil’s newly published The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography is featured in New York Magazine’s The Cut. “’Psychological portraiture’ was, for Sternberger, portraiture as only the camera could make it,” Phillip Prodger (Head of Photographs, National Portrait …
December 23, 2015The 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop sets a new record for a printed Hebrew book. $9.3 million for the celebrated Bomberg Babylonian Talmud
Today the 19th Century Shop set a new record for a printed Hebrew book, paying $9.3 million for the celebrated Bomberg Babylonian Talmud. This is by far the most important set of this landmark work remaining in private hands. Art …
November 11, 2015China Photographic Masterworks: The most valuable collection of masterpieces of the golden age of Chinese photography in private hands
The most valuable collection of early China photography in private hands, the Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection includes the greatest masterworks of China photography by the foremost photographers working in China in the nineteenth century and the first …
November 3, 2015
BBC covered the exhibition of Thomas Child’s photographs of Peking, made by Thomas Child in the 1870s and 1880s. The collection is exhibited in London’s Chinatown as part of Asian Art in London season. The BBC photo feature is here.
September 15, 2015
An extensive collection of Thomas Child’s nineteenth-century photographs of Peking will be exhibited at the China Exchange in London, November 10-15, 2015. Details are available here. Thomas Child was the most prolific early photographer of Peking, and this is the …
June 30, 2015
“You must guard your own henhouse and often from your own foxes” warned Stephan Loewentheil during his June 26 talk on stolen books at the British Library. The Art Newspaper’s coverage, Stephan’s talk and the conference, Heritage of Mankind in Peril: …
June 10, 2015The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale and Restitution of Rare Book, Maps and Manuscripts
The 19th Century Shop’s president & founder Stephan Loewentheil is very pleased to participate in an important conference this month, the first of its kind, “The Written Heritage of Mankind in Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale and Restitution of Rare Book, …
April 1, 2014
Stephan Loewentheil’s interview with Bruce McKinney of Americana Exchange, discussing Stephan’s thirty years in the rare book and photograph business, was published today. The full story is available here.
January 28, 2014
Cornell University Library celebrates its 8 millionth volume on Friday February 21: a spectacular Civil War photograph album assembled for Louis-Philippe d’Orleans, Comte de Paris. This is one of the finest surviving Civil War photograph albums, with 265 rare photographs by the preeminent photographer Mathew Brady and others. The album contains unusual images of infantry, artillery, and cavalry units preparing for battle, military field operations, gun emplacements, and camp scenes as well as rare portraits of Union and Confederate officers, prisoners of war, and Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. The album is a gift from Beth and Stephan Loewentheil, and it will become a part of the historic Beth and Stephan JD ’75 Loewentheil Family Photography Collection.