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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Eugène Durieu

Names:
Other: Jean-Louis-Marie-Eugène Durieu 
Dates:  1800 - 1874
Born:  France, Nimes
Died:  France, Paris
Active:  France
 
  
French artist and photographer credited with taking some of the first nude studies in the early 1850s. Many of his nude studies were for his friend the artist Delacroix.

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Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
  
Coke, Van Deren, 1962, Spring, ‘Two Delacroix Drawings Made from Photographs‘, Art Journal, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 172-174 [Δ
  
 
  
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Portraits 
  
If you have a portrait of this photographer or know of the whereabouts of one we would be most grateful. 
  
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Family history 
  
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Visual indexes

ThumbnailEugène Durieu: Artist studies - Académies
 
 
All photographs by this photographer 
  
 

Internet biographies

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Wikipedia has a biography of this photographer.Show on this siteGo to website
Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
 

Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Auer, Michele & Michel 1985 Encyclopedie Internationale Des Photographes de 1839 a Nos Jours / Photographers Encylopaedia International 1839 to the present (Hermance, Editions Camera Obscura) 2 volumes [A classic reference work for biographical information on photographers.] 
  
 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

 
• Koetzle, Hans-Michael 2002 Photo Icons: The Story Behind the Pictures - Volume 1 (Koln: Taschen) [This book discusses one photograph "Nude from Behind (ca. 1853)" by Eugène Durieu in considerable detail. An excellent source for a detailed analysis.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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