The Photographic Impressionists of Spain: A History of the Aesthetics and Technique of Pictorial Photography

Author: King, S.
Year:1989
Pages:302
ISBN:0-88946-564-9
978-0-88946-564-0
Price:219.95
The first study of the aesthetics and techniques of Spanish pictorial photography. Special emphasis is placed on work of the photographic impressionists, the critical stages in the evolution of photography's artistic status, and Spanish Pictorialism from 1900 through the post-war period.

Reviews

". . . the appendices have a value independent of the primary text, including biographical information on 29 lesser-known figures in Spanish pictorial history and a chronological outline of photographic information in Spain, including photography publications, societies, and exhibitions." - Art Documentation

"A concise, factual history of pictorial photography in Spain which offers both technical information and discussion of the aesthetic debate and styles and themes of a photographic movement which has received little attention in studies on Spanish photography." - British Bulletin of Publications