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Still life with quinces and berries
30.5 x 37.5 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Photography, 6 June 2018, Lot: 4018
Originally a textile designer, Adolphe Braun turned to photography in 1853 to supply artists with studies of floral motifs. He managed to create a successful photographic enterprise and his floral studies were highly acclaimed by contemporary critics for their accurate and delicate rendition of botanical subjects.
Lit.: Maureen C. O'Brien/Mary Bergstein (eds.). Adolphe Braun. Image and Enterprise. London 2000.