Trophy of the Hunt

Trophy of the Hunt

c. 1867

Adolphe Braun

(French, 1812-1877)

Carbon print

Image: 78 x 59.8 cm (30 11/16 x 23 9/16 in.); Framed: 99.7 x 79.4 cm (39 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)

Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1985.144

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Adolphe Braun’s hunt still lifes continue a tradition popular in Northern European painting from the 17th century on.

Description

Braun intended his extraordinarily large prints as affordable middle-class alternatives to the painted hunt scenes adorning the country houses of the European upper classes. Here he shows an array of game birds prized for their flavor and the hunting challenge they offer. The 19th-century versions, created by photographers and even some Impressionist painters, evoke a leisurely rural pastime that was becoming rare in an increasingly urban, industrialized France.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Carbon print

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