Item #54581 WINTRY WEATHER. W. B. Post, William Boyd Post.

WINTRY WEATHER:

New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1904. Hand-pulled photogravure, 5 15/16 x 6 1/2 inches [15.1 x 16.5 cm] printed on woven stock and tipped on to the original laid paper leaf, 11 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches [29.85x 20.96 cm]. Archivally matted on rag board with window overmat. Fine. Item #54581

The image is a fine, full-tone photogravure from CAMERA WORK 6, 1904, and the only photogravure by W. B. post to be included in CAMERA WORK.

William Boyd Post (1857 - 1921) was born in New York City and eventually settled in Maine. By 1889, he was an active member of the Society of Amateur Photographers, New York, and a member of the Camera Club of New York, where his sensitive landscapes caught the attention of Alfred Stieglitz; it was Post who introduced Stieglitz to the hand-held camera in 1892. Post exhibited in group and solo showings at the Camera Club, beginning in 1895, and was elected a fellow of the Photo-Secession in 1903. Post was among the first Americans to consider photography as an art form.

Price: $650.00

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