Snapshot | Painters and Photography | Bonnard to Vuillard
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So happy to have this book in stock. At time of upload we can't find another copy of this for sale in the UK.
Condition | teeny tiny tear to top right corner of dustcover and slight shelf wear. Otherwise as new with immaculate binding and pages.
ISBN | 9789079310289
A fascinating look at how snapshots by seven Post-Impressionist artists influenced their work and the history of photography.
The advent of the Kodak camera in 1888 made photography accessible to amateurs as well as to professionals. Artists were not immune to its allure, and many began experimenting with the camera as a means of observing the world and capturing their own images of it.
Snapshot investigates seven Post-Impressionist painters and printmakers: Pierre Bonnard, George Hendrik Breitner, Maurice Denis, Henri Evenepoel, Henri Rivière, Félix Vallotton, and Edouard Vuillard. Although celebrated for their works on canvas and paper, these artists also made many personal and informal snapshots. Depicting interiors, city streets, nudes, and portraits, these photographs were kept private and never exhibited. As a result, most have never been seen by the public.
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