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Plate 517. Miscellaneous movements with a water-jar., 1887

Vintage original collotype
20 × 24 in
50.8 × 61 cm
$1,800
location
NEW YORK
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Human and Animal Locomotion
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Eadweard Muybridge
British, 1830–1904
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Eadweard Muybridge, originally a landscape and architectural photographer, is primarily known for his groundbreaking images of animals and people in motion. In 1872, a racehorse owner hired Muybridge to prove that galloping horses hooves were never all fully off the ground at the same time, a proposition that Muybridge's images would disprove. One of his main working methods was to rig a series of large cameras in a line to shoot images automatically as the animals passed. Viewed in a Zoopraxiscope machine, his images laid the foundation for motion pictures and contemporary cinematography.

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Human and Animal Locomotion
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$1,750–$2,000
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Eadweard Muybridge
British, 1830–1904
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Eadweard Muybridge, originally a landscape and architectural photographer, is primarily known for his groundbreaking images of animals and people in motion. In 1872, a racehorse owner hired Muybridge to prove that galloping horses hooves were never all fully off the ground at the same time, a proposition that Muybridge's images would disprove. One of his main working methods was to rig a series of large cameras in a line to shoot images automatically as the animals passed. Viewed in a Zoopraxiscope machine, his images laid the foundation for motion pictures and contemporary cinematography.

Plate 517. Miscellaneous movements with a water-jar., 1887

Vintage original collotype
20 × 24 in
50.8 × 61 cm
$1,800
location
NEW YORK
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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