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Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge

$3,800

British/American (1830–1904)

  • Date: 1887
  • Collotype
  • Image Size: 8.5 x 13 inches
  • Frame Size: 20 x 24 inches

$3,800

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about Animal Locomotion, plate 531

In 1878 Eadweard Muybridge made headlines by successfully photographing a horse in motion.

Through pioneering experiments with faster shutter speeds and a sequentially triggered line of cameras, Muybridge was able to freeze and record motion at speeds normally invisible to the human eye—discoveries that had lasting implications not only for scientific research but also for painting, photography, and film. Muybridge conducted a massive project of recording motion at the University of Pennsylvania from 1884 to 1886. Although his investigations were made in the name of science, his subjects included references to Neoclassical art (women with urns), sideshow curiosities (models with physical abnormalities), and all manner of animals. 

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About The Artist: Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard J. Muybridge was an English photographer who spent much of his life in the United States. He is known for his pioneering work on animal locomotion which used multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the flexible perforated film strip. Eadweard Muybridge was born Edward James Muggeridge at Kingston upon Thames, London, England on April 9, 1830. He is believed to...

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About The Medium: Collotype

A printing process for making high-quality prints from a sheet of light-sensitive gelatin exposed photographically to the image without using a screen.

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Animal Locomotion, plate 531

Eadweard Muybridge

1887

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Animal Locomotion, plate 531

Eadweard Muybridge

1887

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