Polaroid Type 55
selenium toned silver gelatin print Prato della Valle
(commonly referred to as Il Prato
) is the largest square in Italy and one of the largest in Europe. A green island (I'Isola Memmia
) is surrounded by a canal, which is bordered by two rings of statues (78 statues in total). The square was never fully completed.
Photographed at dawn using a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5 camera and Kodak Ektar 127mm f/4.5 lens with a #24 red filter. Image printed on Kentmere fiber-based paper. Publications:
- Behlen, M (ed.). 2014. "Chrystal Nause's Series Chiaroscuro". Pryme Magazine Blog. Post date: November 12, 2014. online.