Friday, September 11, 2015

One Each

Etienne Carjat
Portrait of Gustave Courbet
c. 1873

Lake Champlain
c. 1900

The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts has a small collection of vintage photographs. These include obscure surprises along with selected highpoints by famous pioneers. It is like a candy box with an individual compartment for each treat, no two alike.

Charles Nègre
Sculpture of Arria & Paetus, Tuilleries

William Willis
Wells Cathedral
c. 1873-74

Carlo Naya
Women at Well, Venice
c. 1870

Charles Aubry
Flower Still Life

Gertrude Käsebier
Hermione Turner & her Children
c. 1910

It was a particular pleasure to find the work of Gertrude Käsebier (above). In the past, groups of Käsebier's glass-plate images appeared here and here.

Eugène Atget
c. 1923

Gustave Le Gray
Standing Female Nude
c. 1855

Julia Margaret Cameron
Angel at the Sepulchre

Robert Macpherson
c. 1857

Richard Tepe
Morning Glories
c. 1910