06-21-2018 06-21-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3112B Boston
June 21, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Two Pierre Dubreuil (1872-1944) Photo Club de Paris Membership Plaques

$246$200
Auction: 20th Century Design - 3112B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pierre Dubreuil (1872-1944) Photo Club de Paris Membership Plaques
Paris, France, 1898, 1901
Silver Art Nouveau plaques in a single frame, one decorated with the sun and daffodils inscribed P. Dubreuil, signed Sam, and dated 1898, the other with the head of a woman flanked by poppies, no visible signature, dated 1901, ht. 10, wd. 7 3/4 in.

Note: Pierre Dubreuil was a French photographer, born in Lille, who spent his career in France and Belgium. As a pioneer of modernist photography, Dubreuil embraced innovative techniques and ideas that were celebrated, criticized, and at times, overlooked. Over the course of his career, Dubreuil's work was shown at the Photo-Club de Paris, the Albright Gallery exhibition in Buffalo, New York, the Little Gallery of the Amateur Photography Magazine in London, and the Royal Photographic Society.
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

Lille, London, Paris, Belgium, France