Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

Getting around

 

HomeContentsVisual IndexesOnline ExhibitionsPhotographersGalleries and DealersThemes
AbstractEroticaFashionLandscapeNaturePhotojournalismPhotomontagePictorialismPortraitScientificStill lifeStreetWar
CalendarsTimelinesTechniquesLibrarySupport 
 

HomeContents > People > Photographers > Cesare Giulio

Names:
Other: Giulio Cesare 
Born:  Italy, Turin
 
  

Preparing biographies

Approved biography for Cesare Giulio
(Courtesy of Christian Peterson)

 
  
Cesare Giulio or Giulio Cesare? His name has been printed both ways. Although the wet stamp on the mount of the institute’s photograph reads Giulio Cesare, Giulio is in capital letters, which during the time indicated the last name. While many American photographic publications of the period printed Cesare as his last name, the Foto Annuario Italiano 1937, which should be authoritative, gives his last name as Giulio, so that is what we’re going with.
 
Giulio was born in Turin, Italy, where he apparently spent most or all of his life. He was an avid mountaineer and most accomplished as a photographer when making winter landscapes. He exhibited in pictorial salons from about 1925 through the 1930s. Juries accepted his prints in Turin, Paris, Ottawa, Rochester, Indianapolis, Chicago, and San Diego. Reproductions of his work appeared in the January 1934 issue of American Photography and the American Annual of Photography in 1930, 1931, 1932, and 1938, as well as the English annual Modern Photography in 1930 and 1931.
 
Giulio’s most revered image was his Rain of Shadows, a print of which is owned by the museum. It features a snowy mountainside with a handful of pine trees captured in sensuous raking light. While it is clear that the image was shot from nature, it, eerily, has the look of a miniature set-up piece. Rain of Shadows was reproduced in both the 1931 Rochester salon catalog and Camera Craft in March 1932. 
  
Christian A. Peterson Pictorial Photography at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Christian A. Peterson: Privately printed, 2012) 
  
This biography is courtesy and copyright of Christian Peterson and is included here with permission. 
  
Date last updated: 1 June 2013. 
  
SHARED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION PROJECT 
  
We welcome institutions and scholars willing to test the sharing of biographies for the benefit of the photo-history community. The biography above is a part of this trial.
 
If you find any errors please email us details so they can be corrected as soon as possible.
 
  

Further research

 
 Premium content for those who want to understand photography
 
References are available for subscribers.There is so much more to explore when you subscribe. 
Subscriptions 
 
Portraits 
  
If you have a portrait of this photographer or know of the whereabouts of one we would be most grateful. 
  
alan@luminous-lint.com
 
  
Family history 
  
If you are related to this photographer and interested in tracking down your extended family we can place a note here for you to help. It is free and you would be amazed who gets in touch. 
  
alan@luminous-lint.com
 
  
 
  

Visual indexes

 
 Premium content for those who want to understand photography
 
Visual indexes for this photographer are available for subscribers.There is so much more to explore when you subscribe. 
Subscriptions 
 
  
 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint