Snapshot : painters and photography, Bonnard to Vuillard / edited by Elizabeth W. Easton ; with contributions by Clément Chéroux [and others].

"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 capturing images as studies for final works and of observing the world and the people in...

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Corporate Authors: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam., Phillips Collection., Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Other Authors: Easton, Elizabeth Wynne., Chéroux, Clément, 1970-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Innovative devices: George Eastman and the handheld camera / Todd Gustavson
  • The new truths of the snapshot / Michel Frizot
  • A sense of context: amateur photography in the late nineteenth century / Clément Chéroux
  • Sneak previews: nude photographs by Pierre Bonnard and George Hendrik Breitner / Anne McCauley
  • Pierre Bonnard's amateur photographs: a poetic, dancing world / Françoise Heilbrun
  • Movement studies in an urban setting: the photographs of George Hendrik Breitner / Hans Rooseboom
  • Pushing the boundaries of the Kodak: Maurice Denis's innovative snapshots / Saskia Ooms
  • Henri Evenepoel: an abundance of gifts / Eliza Rathbone
  • Engineer of shadow and light: Henri Rivière as photographer / Ellen W. Lee
  • Vallotton and photography: freeze frame / Katia Poletti
  • Edouard Vuillard's photography and the limitations of truth / Elizabeth W. Easton.