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Léonard Misonne (Belgian, 1870–1943)
LOT ID: 70316
Venice, 1936

Other, Mediabrome print
11.5 х 15.5 in. (29.21 x 39.37 cm.)
Inscribed, certified in French by the photographer’s grandson in pencil on the verso, date and title inscribed on the verso.
Lot description
A prominent presence in the first wave of pictorialism, Belgian photographer Léonard Misonne acquired a lasting reputation for bucolic and timeless landscapes, a theme he explored throughout his entire career. Misonne’s photos tend toward a conservative aesthetic while seemingly expressing a sentimental nostalgia. Light and atmosphere are expertly handled, giving ordinary subject matter a feeling of ethereality and otherworldliness.
Venice by Léonard Misonne
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    Untitled landscape
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  • Léonard Misonne

    A rainy day, brussels
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    Thursday, June 3, 2010
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  • Léonard Misonne

    Attelage fumant, Belgique
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    Sold for: US$2,634
    Friday, June 5, 2009
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  • Léonard Misonne

    Sans titre
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    (H 15.4, W 11.4) in.
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    Sold for: US$3,509
    Wednesday, December 20, 2006
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  • Léonard Misonne

    City scene in the rain
    mediabrome print
    (H 11.5, W 15.5) in.
    (29.2 x 39.4) cm.
    Sold for: US$3,680
    Monday, February 14, 2005
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