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Eickemeyer Jr., Rudolf (1862 - 1932)

Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr began taking photographs of the machines his father patented in his engineering firm, Osterheld & Eickemeyer, in 1884. He took up photography full-time in 1895 and, a follower of the Arts and Crafts movement, was eager to reflect how beauty could be found in everyday life. He thus depicted serene foggy landscapes as well as pictorialist portraits of high society women as well as stage actresses clad in costumes that highlighted their beauty with a strong sense of nostalgia. His most famous sitter was the starlet, Evelyn Nesbit, who would be at the center of a national scandal after her husband killed Stanford White, thus increasing the value of Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr’s photographs. The American photographer never forgot his amateur roots that nurtured his practice during the 1880s and made constant efforts to democratize photography with his Kodak instructional pamphlets for beginners and his participation as a juror to various exhibitions.
 

Tags / Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr. - American Photographer - Pictorialism - 1890s - Nostalgia - Poetic
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Caught in Mischief, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Caught in Mischief, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Evelyn Nesbit, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Evelyn Nesbit, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Ranchman, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Ranchman, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Mrs John Jacob Astor, 1903
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Mrs John Jacob Astor, 1903
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Mary Garden, 1908
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Mary Garden, 1908
Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr., The Dance, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr., The Dance, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Vesper Bells, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Vesper Bells, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Bridal Rose, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Bridal Rose, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Tired Butterfly, 1902
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Tired Butterfly, 1902
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., A Study, N° 1, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., A Study, N° 1, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Ships dockside in a Harbor, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Ships dockside in a Harbor, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Ships on a beach with two long boats and two men sweeping, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Ships on a beach with two long boats and two men sweeping, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Who is that ?, 1896
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Who is that ?, 1896
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Forest Scene, American, 1916
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Forest Scene, American, 1916
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait, 1897
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait, 1897
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Maude Fealy, 1910
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Maude Fealy, 1910
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Ione Bright, 1912
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Ione Bright, 1912
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of  Lina Cavalieri, 1900s
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Portrait of Lina Cavalieri, 1900s
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Mary Garden dressed as Melisande, 1908
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Mary Garden dressed as Melisande, 1908
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Lilies, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Lilies, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Down South, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Down South, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The great house, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The great house, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Smoking-room in the residence of Rudolf Eickemeyer, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Smoking-room in the residence of Rudolf Eickemeyer, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., After the rain, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., After the rain, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Arbeit, 1906
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Arbeit, 1906
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., A challenge, 1896
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., A challenge, 1896
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Confidante, 1890
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Confidante, 1890
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., In the valley of the Beaverkill, 1890
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., In the valley of the Beaverkill, 1890
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., A Japanese fancy, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., A Japanese fancy, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., My niece and her pet, 1897
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., My niece and her pet, 1897
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The old Homestead, 1920-1930
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The old Homestead, 1920-1930
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Path through the Sheep Pasture, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Path through the Sheep Pasture, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Reapers, 1890
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Reapers, 1890
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Sets, in Darlingof the Gods, 1903
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Sets, in Darlingof the Gods, 1903
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Springtime, 1897
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Springtime, 1897
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Sweet Home, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Sweet Home, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Sweet Potato Field, 1898
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Sweet Potato Field, 1898
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The wrong tone, 1898
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The wrong tone, 1898
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Water Lilies, 1894
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Water Lilies, 1894
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Dunes on the coast of Jersey, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Dunes on the coast of Jersey, 1901
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Untitled, 1890s
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Untitled, 1890s
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., As She Comes Down the Stairs, 1894
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., As She Comes Down the Stairs, 1894
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Line creek, 1890s
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Line creek, 1890s
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Evelyn Nesbit, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., Evelyn Nesbit, 1900
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., In the Garden, 1894
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., In the Garden, 1894
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Summer Sea, 1903
Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., The Summer Sea, 1903
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