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Lot 0725
Chin-San Long [lang jingshan/lang ching-shan] (Chinese, 1892-1995). "Chinese Painting II". Original vintage photogravure. c1962. Printed 1969. Stamped with the photographer's name, verso. Edition unknown, presumed very small. High-grade archival paper. Printed to the edge of the sheet. Multiple negative process used. Very good condition; affixed to mount. Image size: 13 x 10 1/16 in. (330 x 256 mm). Lang Jingshan, also Romanized as Long Chin-san and Lang Ching-shan, was a pioneering photographer and one of the first Chinese photojournalists. He has been called "indisputably the most prominent figure in the history of Chinese art photography", and the "Father of Asian Photography". He joined the Royal Photographic Society in 1937, gaining his Associateship in 1940 and his Fellowship in 1942. In 1980, the Photographic Society of America named him one of the world's top ten master photographers. He was the first Chinese photographer to take artistic nude shots, and was also known for the unique "composite photography" technique he created. Image copyright © The Estate of Chin-san Long. [25440-2-500]

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Estimate $700 - $800Jan 27, 2018