Alfonse Van Besten – Design You Trust

Stunning Autochrome Portraits of Women Taken by Alfonse Van Besten From the Early 20th Century

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Alfonse Van Besten (1865–1926) was a painter and took full advantage of the possibilities of the new color process. One can see that many of his autochromes were taken with a “painterly eye” e.g. Musing (Mrs.Van Besten) and Symphony in white. It was evident that he had a very good sense of composition. Continue reading »