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Eadweard Muybridge : the father of the motion picture

Author: Gordon Hendricks
Publisher: New York : Grossman Publishers, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fascinating biography not only details Muybridge's groundbreaking photographic work, but also recounts his early life in England, his stormy relationship with Leland Stanford, his marriage to a young beauty, and his acquittal on murder charges after shooting her lover. Also his collaboration with artist Thomas Eakins and influence on Frederic Remington and Marcel Duchamp.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hendricks, Gordon.
Eadweard Muybridge.
New York : Grossman Publishers, 1975
(OCoLC)571836843
Named Person: Eadweard Muybridge; Eadweard Muybridge; Eadweard Muybridge
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Hendricks
ISBN: 0670286796 9780670286799
OCLC Number: 1323565
Description: xvi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword --
List of Illustrations --
The Early Years --
Celebrity in San Francisco --
Success and Marriage --
The Larkyns Affair --
Central America --
Occident in Motion --
Success and Scandal in Europe --
The Philadelphia Years --
Photography and Painting --
The Last Years --
Notes --
Appendix --
Chronology --
Bibliography --
Collections.
Responsibility: Gordon Hendricks.

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Fascinating biography not only details Muybridge's groundbreaking photographic work, but also recounts his early life in England, his stormy relationship with Leland Stanford, his marriage to a young beauty, and his acquittal on murder charges after shooting her lover. Also his collaboration with artist Thomas Eakins and influence on Frederic Remington and Marcel Duchamp.

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