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“Ethereal dreams of childhood, full of vaulted sunny skies and giddy perspectives, as gloriously cathartic as they are emotionally charged”.

Heinrich Kühn. Mary Warner, Lotte und Walter Kühn. 1907.

Heinrich Kühn. Mary Warner with Edeltrude Kühn. 1908.

Heinrich Kühn. Picnic on a Hill. ca.1912-1915. Musee D’Orsay, Paris.

Heinrich Kühn, Miss Mary and Edeltrude Lying in the Grass, ca. 1910.

Heinrich Kühn (1866-1944) German-Austrian photographer. He is considered one of the fathers of art photography. In 1907 appeared his first autochromes. His photographs are very similar to Impressionist paintings, with their frequent use of subtle lighting and focus. Kühn was part of the movement pictorial photography. He mainly used the technique bichromate gum, applied in several layers, and then allowing color tones unpublished.