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[Self-Portrait in the Garden]
Hippolyte Bayard (French, 1801 - 1887)
Paris, France, Europe (Place created)
Salted paper print
16.5 × 12.3 cm (6 1/2 × 4 13/16 in.)
One of several self-portraits by amateur gentleman photographer Hippolyte Bayard in the Getty Museum's Collection, this example presents Bayard as a man of the middle class. Although not dressed to plunge his hands in the earth, he looks at home in his garden, surrounded by the commonplace tools of the trade: a barrel, a rustic vase, empty
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Lo Duca, Joseph-Marie. Bayard (New York: Arno Press, 1979), pl. 28.
Naef, Weston J. Experimental Photography: Discovery and Invention, exh. brochure (Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1989), fig. 4.
Hippolyte Bayard: Chevalier de l'ombre: actes du colloque de Breteuil-sur-Noye, 16-17 novembre 2001. (Breteuil-sur-Noye: Societe historique de Breteuil-sur-Noye, 2005), p. 89, ill.
Lesson in which students engage in visual and written activities that support the creative process of choreographing a solo dance composition.
Visual Arts; Dance