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Braun, Adolphe (1811-1877)Flower study

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Flower study. Circa. 1855. Varnished salted paper print. 31,4 x 37,2 cm (37,2 x 43,3 cm).

Trained originally as a fabric designer, Adolphe Braun embarked on his photography career in 1853, initially focusing on capturing flowers for a catalog titled Fleurs photographiées, with the intention of incorporating them into wallpaper and fabric designs. This venture proved highly successful, earning him a medal at the 1855 Paris Exposition Universelle, and he even presented an album of the photographs to Empress Eugénie of France. By the early 1860s, Braun shifted his focus to creating topographical views across Europe and later expanded into reproductions of artworks, establishing his studio as one of the world's largest publishers of such images. – Some handling creases and smudging of mount, some discoloration along edges of print, otherwise in good condition.

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Flower study. Circa. 1855. Varnished salted paper print. 31,4 x 37,2 cm (37,2 x 43,3 cm).

Trained originally as a fabric designer, Adolphe Braun embarked on his photography career in 1853, initially focusing on capturing flowers for a catalog titled Fleurs photographiées, with the intention of incorporating them into wallpaper and fabric designs. This venture proved highly successful, earning him a medal at the 1855 Paris Exposition Universelle, and he even presented an album of the photographs to Empress Eugénie of France. By the early 1860s, Braun shifted his focus to creating topographical views across Europe and later expanded into reproductions of artworks, establishing his studio as one of the world's largest publishers of such images. – Some handling creases and smudging of mount, some discoloration along edges of print, otherwise in good condition.

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