William Dassonville

William E. Dassonville (1879—1957), a superb photographer, was also a man of great influence in Northern California’s artistic community during the early twentieth century. His exquisite work and style are only now beginning to be understood and appreciated, nearly fifty years after his death. Dassonville’s photographs were widely published and won numerous prizes and honors. He counted many prominent artists among his friends and clientele, including John Muir, William Keith, Maynard Dixon, Arnold Genthe, and Alvin Langdon Coburn. His images hung in exhibitions alongside the work of Alfred Stieglitz, Clarence White, Gertrude Kasebier and other renowned artists of the Photo-Secession and the Arts and Crafts movement.



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William Dassonville 0 Gnarled Tree on Charcoal Black Paper

Gnarled Tree on Charcoal Black Paper

Fine example of Dassonville's High Sierra work measuring 8 x 8.5, signed in pencil on the period mount below the print.
$2,500.00

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William Dassonville 0 Mision Dolores in San Francisco c. 1900 - attributed

Mision Dolores in San Francisco c. 1900 - attributed

I bought this 8 x 10 platinum print together with nine other 8 x 10 prints depicting the Santa Barbara Museum, all of which were signed by...
$1,500.00

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William Dassonville 0 Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California - Platinum

Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California - Platinum

This is a truly beautiful, signed platinum print of an iconic Bay area location. Measures 8 x 10 on staggered period mats intended for exhibition....
$4,500.00

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