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Fred Boissonnas 
Faust dans son laboratoire 
[Photo-Club de Paris / 1896, Pl. IV] 
Heliogravure / Photogravure 
22.0 x 17.5 cm 
Photograph courtesy 
Country: Switzerland: Geneva
Professional Swiss photographer Boissonnas (1858-1946) would sometimes construct elaborate sets in his studio and create photographs after famous paintings. This study of Faust in his laboratory is done in the style of a famous Rembrandt etching. This photograph has been published on page 131 of the book: Creative Photography: Aesthetic Trends 1839-1960 by Helmut Gernsheim: Bonanza Books: 1962
Plate (Graveur) by Fillon et Heuse
Printed by Ateliers Charles Wittmann
Included in the "Troisième Exposition d'Art Photographique" of the Photo-Club of Paris (1896) 

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