"Lucien Gourdin . Retouched Photography . Bordeaux . 1905."astonishing photograph so retouched that one would think of a drawing .. almost of the Douanier Rousseau; ) the Bordeaux resident Lucien Gourdin (1871 -1924) former student of the Bordeaux School of Fine Arts, Gourdin, in 1905 opened his workshop at 14-16 rue Paul-Bert in the family house where his father set up his business of carpentry .. he becomes the official photographer of the newspaper "La Petite Gironde", and his photos, very regularly reproduced in the daily, are also used to illustrate "Almanac de la Petite Gironde" published each year .. at the same time, he develops a second activity, the edition of postcards .. his younger brother Henri will take over the business from 1924 ..
frame 61/46 cm