Eugene Cuvelier Fruit Tree

Price $8,500

Ref.# 14312

Medium Albumen print from waxed paper negative

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1860c  Print Date 1860c

Dimensions 9-15/16 x 13-5/16 in. (252 x 338 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France

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With negative number (276) reversed out of the image at bottom left. See: Mayer, Eugene Cuvelier, p.139, pl.276 for an illustration of this image and Jammes & Parry-Janis, Art of the French Calotype, p.162 for more information on Cuvelier.

Cuvelier along with his father Albert (also a photographer) studied painting as well as photography using a dry paper process. The influence of the Barbizon School (lead by Millet and Rousseau from 1830 to the 1870s) cannot be underestimated in its influence on Cuvelier's photographic style. Even Corot, the famous landscape painter, was Eugene's best man at his marriage to the daughter of a Barbizon innkeeper.

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