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Company: Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, PA 18914 USA
Ref.#: 8140Price: $1,250
Medium: Silver printMount: unmountedPhoto Date: 1939Print Date: 1939Dimensions: 8-1/2 x 6-1/4 in. (216 x 159 mm)Photo Country: FrancePhotographer Country: France
The shadows play off of the "real" image of the paperwhites in the pitcher in a display of shapes that define modernism. Signed, inscribed and dated in ink on recto at lower right. Pierre Auradon was Jean-Marie Auradon's brother. Considerably less is known about the other Auradon brother Pierre, who was active in the 1930s salons. He is known to exhibit extensively at the prestigious Salon International D'Art Photographique de Paris, which was produced by the Societe Francaise de Photographie. Like his brother, Pierre's work included flower studies, landscapes, genre studies, portraits and nudes. Some of his work has a modernist flair with shots taken from high angles. His nude work was published in "Nus", an influential photography publication that contained the work of many of the top photographers of the early 1950s. He is in the George Eastman House and Auer & Auer databases. Pierre Auradon's work is held in the collections of the Societe Francaise De Photographie and the French Bibliotheque Nationale. See: Auardon, Feuilles et Fleurs: Photographies de Pierre Auradon, n.p. Shipping and insurance costs will be added to the price and must be paid for by the buyer. Pennsylvania buyers must pay appropriate local sales tax. International clients are responsible for their VAT and other custom's oriented charges.