About the Work
This is an example of pictorialist photography popular in the early 20th Century. The practitioners of the Pictorialist style of photography were concerned with creating an artistic and painterly effect with the photographic image.
Image 227 x 192mm
platinum print on paper
Sepia toned image of an interior, with a man dressed in white just visible at the end of a wall, a piano at the end of the room and an ornate chair with draped cloth over it close to the viewer
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Collected for the Gallery by Frank Denton, 1925.