Paul Frecker
Fine Photographs


A wedding in Turin, c. 1935
Carlo Gherlone of Turin

A warm toned, matt silver print dating from the late 1930s showing a bride and groom stepping into a car after their wedding service. The location is the steps of La Gran Madre di Dio, a large church in the centre of Turin [Italian: Torino] on the western bank of the River Po, facing the Ponte Vittorio Emanuele I and, on the far side of the river, the Piazza Vittorio Veneto. 

Photographed by Carlo Gherlone of Piazza Carlo Felice in Turin [Torino], identified by his wetstamp on the back of the print.

Born in 1891, Carlo Gherlone was a son of the professional photographer Giovanni Gherlone. He died on 19 August 1980. 

Condition: the print is in excellent condition, apart from two very small pieces of Sellotape, one at the centre of the left-hand edge and another at the centre of the right-hand edge. 

Dimensions: including its narrow white border, the print measures 6.7: by 9” (17 cm by 23 cm). 

price:  £70
code: cat032
Carlo Gherlone, Gherlone, wedding, weddings, marriage, La Gran Madre di Dio, Turin, Torino