Paul Burty Haviland
Photographs: Paul Burty Haviland
Text: Serge Aboukrat
Publisher: Serge Aboukrat Editions
Comments: Tissue Hardcover. 225 x 175 m. Text in french. Very beautiful prints from the 1890's. Scarce in very good condition.
Paul Burty Haviland was born american in Paris in 1880. Son of a wealthy family, the Haviland, who used to run a company of porcelain (Haviland porcelain). He made portraits of his family and his travels around the world. Inspired by Alfred Stieglitz and Clarence White, he developps his photographic skills, trying to create complet artistic photos, as they do in pictorialist "Camera Work" . He supported the famous "Gallery 291" in New York and was also a fine art collector. This book is the first monograph dedicated to his sensitive work.