Located west of Paris in the 500-acre French National Forest of Malmaison is the Pond of Saint Cucufa, named after the Spanish martyr and saint Cucuphas. This photograph was taken by French pictorial photographer Maurice Bucquet, (1860-1921) a founder of the Photo-Club de Paris and member of the British Linked Ring Brotherhood.
Originally titled L'Étang de Saint-Cucufa, this photograph was published as a large plate collotype and included in the important publication: L’Art Photographique, published for only one year between 1899-1900.
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Condition: Good, but with issues.
Circular L’ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE blindstamp present at lower right corner of image and plate; bumping and losses to corners and stains to margins; large dog-ear to lower left corner; foxing to plate. Please inspect both photographs with listing. (please email if you require additional photos)
image: 21.8 x 28.4 cm
support: 32.3 x 45.9 cm
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Please follow this link for an overview on the journal L’Art Photographique : French showcase for photographic and engraving art: 1899-1900 at PhotoSeed.