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CAMILLE SILVY: RIVER SCENE, FRANCE. Mark Haworth-Booth. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1992. Getty Museum Studies on Art. Distributed by Oxford University Press. 120 pp. (one foldout) with 51 ills. (15 col.). 24 x 19 cm. LC 91-44136 ISBN 0892362057 In English.
Tracing the enigmatic career of French photographer Silvy (1834-1910) and examining the idyllic 1858 landscape image for which he is best known, this catalogue includes an extensive five-part text that illuminates the early history of photography through its discussion of Silvy's achievements and its analyses of the technical, aesthetic and thematic character of the featured work.
Artist(s):Silvy, Camille
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Photography
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055243
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