With fallen leaves surrounding her, a woman wearing a black shawl seated on a bench and cloaked in mystery contemplates life while looking out onto a small lake during the season of Autumn. The photograph was taken by French master pictorialist photographer Robert Demachy. (1859-1936)
Originally titled Automne, this photograph was published as a large plate, hand-pulled photogravure 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; losses to corners and heavy foxing to margins, particulary the lower and left margins; small closed tear along lower margin. Please inspect both photographs with listing. (please email if you require additional photos)
image: 16.9 x 23.2 cm
support: 32.5 x 45.3 cm
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