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Forest and Rocks, Fontainebleau - Art Institute of Chicago


Forest and Rocks, Fontainebleau - Art Institute of Chicago



Public domain photograph - 19th-century salted paper print, early photogrpahy, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Achille Quinet was one of the early pioneers of photography and was known for his portraits, landscapes and still lifes. Quinet was a member of the Société Française de Photographie and showed his work in many exhibitions throughout France. He also won several prizes for his photographs, including a silver medal at the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1867. Quinet's photographs were renowned for their technical excellence and artistic beauty. He used the wet collodion process to create his images, which was a complex and time-consuming process that required a high level of skill. Quinet died on 29 December 1900 in Paris, France. Today, his work can be found in many museums and private collections around the world.



1860 - 1869


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