PORTRAIT OF ALFRED STIEGLITZ
Eugene, Frank , Frank, Eugene(illus.)
NY: 1900. Hand-pulled photogravure. Image approx. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Printed on stiff "vellum" paper and tipped to art paper which is 15 x 11 inches. Archivally matted. Fine. (Item ID: 31708)
A richly-toned photogravure, Plate 6, from the portfolio, AMERICAN PICTORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, SERIES TWO, which was published for "Camera Notes" by the Publication Committee of the Camera Club, New York in 1900. This image was also reproduced in Alfred Stieglitz's CAMERA NOTES in 1901. Limited to 150 copies. Frank Eugene Smith (1865-1936, NYC) studied at City College of New York and Bayrische Academie Bildenden Kunste in Munich. He had his first exhibit at The Camera Club in 1899; was elected to The linked Ring in 1900 and in 1902 becomes a founder of the Photo-Secession. He moved permanently to Germany in 1906. He was portraitist and pictorialist of renown; a painter and photographer. In 1913 He was appointed Royal Professor of the Graphic Arts of Leipzig; a professorship, created especially for Eugene, was the first chair for pictorial photography at any art academy.