Maurice de Vlaminck, Normandy

Maurice de Vlaminck, Normandy

1951

Irving Penn

(American, 1917-2009)

Gelatin silver prints, ferrotyped, mounted on card

Mounted: 18.9 x 27.9 cm (7 7/16 x 11 in.)

Gift from the Collection of Mark Schwartz + Bettina Katz 2020.19

Fun Fact

The contact sheet is a twentieth-century phenomenon.

Description

The contact sheet—a piece of photographic paper which contains positive prints of some or all of the negatives on a roll of film—was necessitated by the advent of roll film, which produced small negatives, and rendered obsolete with the advent of digital photography. Having access to a photographer’s contact reveals the artist's thoughts and working processes.

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