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[Gustave Marissiaux, Vision d'Artiste, hommage d'Auguste Donnay, Liège: H. Vaillant-Carmanne, 1908, pl. XXII]
4 5/16 x 6 7/8 ins
Notes: Gravée par Paulussen à Venise. Gustave Marissiaux, an important Belgian Pictorialist, was born in 1872 at Marles in the Pas-de-Calais in France; he was a son of a mining engineer. He became a member of the Belgian Association of Photography around 1893 and set himself up as a professional photographer in 1900 in Liège. These richly toned images were made between 1899 and 1908 of interiors, portraits, and landscapes. Limited to 75 numbered copies, 25 on Japan paper, and 50 on "papier à la forme"