Home     Browse DSI     Advanced Search     About the Database     Contributors/Sources     Websites     Submit a new Entry  

Quick Search:

Details of this illustrator << Previous   Next >>

Last NameRejlander    
Given NameOscar Gustave    
alt. NamesO. G. ; Oskar Gustav ;    
Marriagehis former photographic model Mary Bull in 1862    
Year born1813 c. in Sweden    
Year died1875    
Place of deathClapham, London    
Father's occupation stonemason and Swedish officer Carl Gustaf Rejlander    
Educationstudies art in Rome; switches to photography, learns wet collodium process from photographer Nicholas Henneman in London    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forCharles Darwin: The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872) ;    
PatronageRoyal Photographic Society of London (member); on recent exhibitions see www.artfacts.net/index.php/pageType/artistInfo/artist/41210/lang/2    
Collaboratorsphotographer Julia Margaret Cameron, esp. in 1863 on Isle of Wight ;    
Techniquesphotography, printed as heliotype in books such as Darwin (1872); experiments w.double exposure, photomontage, photographic manipulation, retouching    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Oscar+Rejlander ; www.geh.org/fm/rejlander/htmlsrc2/rejlander_sld00001.html ;www.zeno.org/Fotografien/A/Rejlander,+Oskar+Gustav    
Archival sourcesO.G.R.: Photography as the handmaid of art, Brit.J.Photographic Almanac & Photographer's Daily 1866:92-94; www.photography-now.com/artists/28354.html     
Published sourcesBill Jay: Photography of facial expression, in: Brit. J. Photogr. 7 Nov. 1980 ; P. Prodger: Darwin's Camera (Oxford 2009) ; Prodger 1998: 145 & 170ff. ; D. Elliott (ed.): E. G. R. (1993) ; E. Y. Jones: Father of Art Photography (1973) ; P. C. Bunnell (ed.): Photography of O. G. R. Selections ; J. Smith: C. Darwin & Victorian Visual Culture (2011) ; Kemp 2006: 290-291 ;    
otherBorn in Sweden, first settled in Lincoln, then Wolverhampton(1846), later opened a photographic studio in London (1850s), since 1862 in Malden Road, London.    

© GNT, Universität Stuttgart 2011-16. All rights reserved.