Moonlight or Midnight? Researching the Phases of Edward Steichen's Moonrise Prints

  title={Moonlight or Midnight? Researching the Phases of Edward Steichen's Moonrise Prints},
  author={Kaslyne O’Connor and Ariel Pate and Sylvie P{\'e}nichon and Francesca Casadio},
  journal={Journal of the American Institute for Conservation},
  pages={111 - 122}
ABSTRACT Known as the quintessential painter-photographer in his early career, Edward Steichen (1879–1973) combined artistically renowned compositions with excellence in technique and experimentation. He often created multiple versions of a print in order to test out the subject matter, using different combinations of color and effect. Two prints of a moonlit scene by Steichen in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago demonstrate his experimental attitude. Though they appear to have… 



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