Cabaret artist Marion Forde, 1925

Marion Forde, from the Forde sisters, Cabaret artist from the USA, posing half naked for Reville fashion house. Photographer: Reville. Published in ‘Querschnitt’ 9/1925. | src Getty Images

Philiberte de Flaugergues

Due to the reticulation pattern of the image, Fresson prints will often appear grainy.
Due to the reticulation pattern of the image, Fresson prints will often appear grainy.
Reddish-brown tone. Fresson papers came in a wide variety of colors and different intensities of color.
Reddish-brown tone. Fresson papers came in a wide variety of colors and different intensities of color.
A varnish would have been applied to the binder side of the negative to give the surface tooth to accept the graphite of the retouching pencil. | src Graphics Atlas guided tour
A varnish would have been applied to the binder side of the negative to give the surface tooth to accept the graphite of the retouching pencil. | src Graphics Atlas guided tour
Philiberte de Flaugergues, a largely forgotten French photographer working from the 1920s to the 40s. She was one of the few women photographers to professionally work as a fashion photographer. She also photographed female nudes, which have been described as surrealist-influenced and sensual. (Direct carbon. Fresson, red pigment). | src Graphics Atlas
Philiberte de Flaugergues, a largely forgotten French photographer working from the 1920s to the 40s. She was one of the few women photographers to professionally work as a fashion photographer. She also photographed female nudes, which have been described as surrealist-influenced and sensual. (Direct carbon. Fresson, red pigment). | src Graphics Atlas