Category Archives: Photography

Portrait of a Woman, by Robert Demachy

DescriptionEnglish: Portrait of a Woman by Robert Demachy
Date1906
SourceLes procédés d’art en photographie; (https://archive.org/details/lesprocedesdarte00dema/page/n45/mode/2up)
AuthorRobert Demachy

On the back of the page is pasted a handwritten explanation of the technique: “The head has been developed by affusions of warm water, the dark background removed by a slightly hard brush. The hat similarly simplified has been reduced until its existence is only just indicated. BJH Aug 23rd ’09”

Woman with Shoe, by Constant Puyo

DescriptionEnglish: Woman with shoe, by Constant Puyo
Français : « Femme au soulier » par C. Puyo
Date1899
SourceLa photographie est-elle un art ? (https://archive.org/details/laphotographiees00lasi/page/8/mode/2up)
AuthorConstant Puyo
The correct answer to “Is photography an art?” is “Yes, when it is practiced by Constant Puyo.”