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Tag: Colored Photographs

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    Photographs Monthly Online Auction

    The sculptural images of the female form captured by San Francisco photographer Ruth Bernhard was a source of inspiration for generations of artists. Her light-infused black-and-white female nudes became her best-known subjects. She produced photographs for the Museum of Modern Art’s first exhibition catalog. Several of Bernhard’s celebrated works will…

    Danny Clinch (American, b. 1964). Elvis Costello, Grammys, 2003
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    BH 69: Exciting Photographs - History and Art

    Daguerreotypes, made using the first commercial photographic process to be developed, were invented by Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (1787–1851). Each daguerreotype shows a detailed and sharp image on a silvered copper plate. Though daguerreotypes became extremely popular around the 1840s, they were very expensive; only the wealthy could afford to…

    Children Playing in a Schoolyard in Late Fall or Winter, ¼ plate daguerreotype