Iris by Leenert Blok (1920s)

Lendeert Blok (1895-1986) :: Iris, Ismene / Uma, 1920-1930. Autochrome. | src Moors Magazine and ODLP
Leendert Blok experimented with color process and with close-up shots that filled the screen. A pioneer of color photography, Blok worked closely in the 1920s with flower producers in Holland, who were developing many new floral varieties and made high-quality color prints for their product catalogs.
Silent Beauties. Fotografien aus den 1920er-Jahren, Hatje Cantz, 2015.
Les extravagantes, portraits of flowers shot in autochrome by Lendeert Blok. Xavier Barral, 2015.

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