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Dancer, Mills College, 1929, Imogen Cunningham


SUCCESSFUL SEATTLE BUSINESS WOMAN​​​​​​

wide photograph with a wide perspective depicting a lake and mountain scene. in the distance, a nude male figure reclines next to the water

On Mount Rainier, 1915, Imogen Cunningham

portrait of a young imogen cunningham, seated next to the elgin mables

Self-Portrait with Elgin Marbles, London, 1909, Imogen Cunningham

soft sepia photograph of a figure standing in a field, holding up their garments to the blowing wind

The Wind, 1910, Imogen Cunningham


DEFINING GENRES​​​​​​

photo of two calla lillies surrounded by leaves

Two Callas, 1925/1929, Imogen Cunningham

Portrait of a young man with one of his hands over his face, a window on the left casts striated shadows on him

Stan, San Fransisco, 1959, Imogen Cunningham

photograph of a woman standing next to a large shop window on the street, with her reflection doubled behind her as she gazes toward the camera

Double Image, Sutter St. and Fillmore, ca. 1940, Imogen Cunningham


SPHERE OF INFLUENCE

Soft profile portrait of a young Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham, 1922, Edward Weston

portrait of ruth asawa holding one of her scultpures and gazing into the distance

Ruth Asawa, Sculptor, 1952, Imogen Cunningham

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My Father at Ninety, 1936, Imogen Cunningham


Image of a hand holding a smartphone with the tour experience on screen
Graphic reading Join SAM Photo Club featuring an image of a portrait by Imogen Cunningham with her camera



Images: Dancer, Mills College, 1929, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, gelatin silver print, 8 9/16 × 7 3/8 in., The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2006.25.6, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. On Mount Rainier, 1915, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, platinum print, 7 1/4 × 9 3/16 in., The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2020.24.2, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. Self-Portrait with Elgin Marbles, London, 1909, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, platinum print, 6 9/16 × 4 7/8 in., The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2020.24.1, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. The Wind, 1910, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, platinum print, 9 3/8 x 7 in., The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 88.XM.44.7, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. Two Callas, 1925/1929, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, gelatin silver print, 11 13/16 × 8 7/8 in., The Art Institute of Chicago, Julien Levy Collection, Gift of Jean Levy and the Estate of Julien Levy, 1988.157.24, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. Stan, San Francisco, 1959, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, gelatin silver print, 9 1/2 × 7 1/16 in., Collection of The Imogen Cunningham Trust, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. Double Image, Sutter St. and Fillmore, ca. 1940, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, gelatin silver print, 7 3/4 × 7 1/2 in., Collection of the Oakland Museum of California, Gift of the Junior League of Oakland, A67.130.33, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. Imogen Cunningham, 1922, Edward Weston, palladium print, 7 3/4 × 7 1/2 in., 9 9/16 × 7 1/2 in., The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 84.XM.896.3, © Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents. Ruth Asawa, Sculptor, 1952, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, sepia toned gelatin silver print, 9 1/2 × 7 1/2 in., Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Ruth Asawa and Albert Lanier, 2006.114.1, Photo: Randy Dodson, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust. My Father at Ninety, 1936, Imogen Cunningham, American, 1883–1976, gelatin silver print, 9 3/4 × 7 11/16 in., The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 87.XM.74.12, © 2021 The Imogen Cunningham Trust.


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