History of Photography

Introduction History of Photography (Encyclopaedia Britannica)

A World History of Photography (by Naomi Rosenblum)

The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991 (by Hans-Michael Koetzle)

Photographers' Dictionary
(based on "20th Century Photography - Museum Ludwig Cologne")



Photographers' Dictionary

(based on "20th Century Photography-Museum Ludwig Cologne")



see also:

Eugene Durieu/Eugene Delacroix.

Nude from Behind, ca. 1853


Jean Louis Marie Eugene Durieu

(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Jean Louis Marie Eugène Durieu (1800; Nîmes, France 1874; Paris, France) was an early French photographer of nudes, known for making studies for Eugène Delacroix. Some of Durieu's nudes were used by Delacroix to creating his own paintings and drawings.


Draped Model


Draped female nude seated


Draped female nudes


Female nude


Female nude

Nu masculin


Nu masculin


Nu masculin assis
ca. 1855.


Nu masculin debout
ca. 1855




Figure Study No. 6, c. 1853. Albumen print. Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris.


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