Julia Margaret Cameron took up the camera rather late in her life, at 48, but very early in the life of photography. And, as much as anyone of her time, this 19th-century British woman (1815-1879)

‘Julia Margaret Cameron,’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Parting of Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere Julia Margaret Cameron British, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, 1874 Albumen print 13 x 11 in.

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funeral-wreaths: “ Julia Margaret Cameron, Une Sainte Famille (A Holy Family) (detail), August 1872 ”

King Lear allotting his kingdom to his three daughters by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1872.  In this Shakespearian tableau, Cameron’s husband, Charles Hay Cameron, poses as King Lear, while Alice Liddell and her sisters Edith and Lorina (of Alice in Wonderland fame) pose as Cordelia, Goneril, and Regan.

King Lear Alotting His Kingdom to His Three Daughters, 1872 - The three Liddell sisters—Lorina, Elizabeth, and Alice—posed with the photographer’s husband playing the tragically deceived King Lear in one of Cameron’s few Shakespearean compositions.

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The Whisper of the Muse

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"Study of Beatrice Cenci", (model - Cameron's niece May Prinsep), 1866.  Beatrice Cenci, the daughter of a Roman count, lived in Florence during the late 1500s. After Beatrice conspired with her mother and brother to have her father killed, the trial brought to light his cruelty.  Although the story won public sympathy, the family was nonetheless executed. Cameron was fascinated by this true story and made several photographic studies based on it.

The Victorian Revolutionary of Photographic Portraiture

Julia Margaret Cameron, Beatrice, 1866 Julia successfully captured the model's facial features while stimulating an emotion of forlornness. The sepia filter better evokes this emotion with its warmth, as opposed to harsher contrast of black and white.

Prospero and Miranda | Cameron, Julia Margaret

Prospero and Miranda

Prospero and Miranda, c by Julia Margaret Cameron, with sitters Sir Henry Cotton and Mary Ryan.

funeral-wreaths: “ Julia Margaret Cameron, Gareth and Lynette (from Tennyson’s ‘Idylls of the King’), 1874. Source. ”

funeral-wreaths: “ Julia Margaret Cameron, Gareth and Lynette (from Tennyson’s ‘Idylls of the King’), Source.

“My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty.”  Julia Margaret Cameron    “The Communion” Mary Hillier and Elizabeth Keown, 1865-1866

“My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty.” Julia Margaret Cameron “The.

Julia Margaret Cameron ( Virginia Woolf was the niece of Julia Margaret Camero)

Love' 1864 Allegorical portrait of Mary Ann Hillier with children by Julia Margaret Cameron Cameron's photographic portraits are considered among the.

Подборка работ Джулии Маргарет Кэмерон (Julia Margaret Cameron)

funeral-wreaths: “ Julia Margaret Cameron, Une Sainte Famille (A Holy Family) (detail), August 1872 ”

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