Bill Brandt -Nightwalk Series (dream phantasy), 1940
Deanna is a artist living and working on the coast of Maine, and is a native of Pennsylvania. She holds a M.F.A. in Photography from Maine Media College and a B.S. Degree in Environmental Biology from Kutztown University. As an artist/educator, she strives to impart the passion for creating. She has taught photography and the History of Photography at Project Basho, the Community College of Philadelphia, Maine Media Workshops, and the Farnsworth Art Museum. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is held in private collections via Her Site
Cook worked in Chicago, and was known for his images of nudes in the Art Nouveau aesthetic. REF: Who Was Who in American Art; biographical information that was originally from the artist.
Cook achieved interesting effects by manipulating his negatives, transforming them into positves.
He mounted the image on to a gold, painted background, allowing the color of the background to be visible in the negative areas, tinting the entire image.