TASCHEN's 25th anniversary
- Special edition!
Uwe Scheid (1944–2000)
collected artistic and erotic photographs of nudes, dating mainly
from photography`s early days and from the 1920s and ‘30s. Scheid
was a member of the German Photographic Society, the European Society
for the History of Photography, the Club Daguerre, and the Daguerreian
This book offers a cross-section of the history of nude photography,
ranging from the earliest nude daguerrotypes and ethnographic nude
photographs to experimental nude photography. All the pictures shown
are taken from the late Uwe Scheid`s collection, which was one of
the world`s largest and most important collections of erotic photography.
About the authors:
Hans-Michael Koetzle is a Munich-based freelance
author and journalist, focusing mainly on history and the aesthetics
of photography. He has published numerous books on photography and
has been editor-in-chief of the magazine Leica World since 1996.
# Paperback: 576 pages
# Publisher: Taschen GmbH; Special Ed edition
# Language English
# Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 14.5 x 5.1 cm