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Arthur B. Davies

Description: Probably photographed by Gertrude Kasebier, annotated on reverse: "A. B. Davies, This photo is property of Macbeth Gallery." Davies, Arthur B. Arthur Bowen, 1862-1928 — Photographs

Creator/Photographer: Gertrude Käsebier
Birth Date: 1852
Death Date: 1934

Gertrude Käsebier was among the first practicing women photographers to gain a level of fame and respect equal to her counterparts in the predominantly male circles of artistic photography. The American photographer first developed her artistic skills relatively later life, after raising three children. She then opened a studio in New York City, where some of her sitters included fellow Pictorialist photographers Alfred Stieglitz and Clarence White, with whom she founded the Photo-Secession movement. In 1900 Käsebier became the first woman elected to Britain’s Linked Ring Brotherhood.

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Dimensions: 22 cm x 17 cm

Date: c. 1908

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Repository: Archives of American Art

Accession number: aaa_macbgall_11262

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