Edited by Jake Rowland

Francis Galton

 

Composite photographs of the members of a family, c. 1878-82

 

Link: Galton at the Metropolitian Museum of Art, New York

Arthur Batut

 

Agde Type - 10 subject, 1885-1887

 

Courtesy Espace Photographique Arthur Batut

 

Link: Arthur Batut on Wikipedia

Dr. H. P. Bowditch

 

Twelve portraits of Boston physicians, including photographer Henry Pickering Bowditch, and a composite portrait of the group, 1887

 

Link: Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Lewis Hine

 

Composite photograph of child laborer made from cotton mill children, 1913.

 

Link: Lewis Hine on The Public Domain Review

Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

Untitled Composite (Wittenstein with his three sisters) ca. 1920s

 

Link to this work

Wanda Wulz

 

lo + gotto (Cat + I), 1932

 

Link: Wanda Wulz at the Metropolitian Museum of Art

William Wegman

 

Family Combinations, 1972

 

Link to this image

Nancy Burson

 

Warhead I (Reagan 55%, Brezhnev 45%, Thatcher less than 1%, Mitterand less than 1%, Deng less than 1%), 1982

 

Link: Nancy Burson’s website

Book Cover: Nancy Burson, Richard Carling and David Kramlich

 

Composites: Computer Generated Portraits.

 

New York Beech Tree Books, 1986

Time, The New Face of America, 1993

Albert Watson

 

Mick Jagger, (Double Exposure), 1992

 

Link: Albert Watson’s website

Aziz+Cucher

 

Mike, 1994-95

 

Link: Aziz+Cucher Website

Thomas Ruff

 

Andere Portraits, 1995

 

Link to this image

Noah Kalina

 

Everyday, 2000-present

 

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Eva Lauterlein

 

from the series chimères, 2002-07

 

Link: Eva Lauterlein’s website

Jake Rowland, Mother/father/brother/sister/self, 2004

 

Link: Jake Rowland's website

Ruud van Empel

 

World #9 2005

 

Link: Ruud van Empel's website

Stacy Renee Morrison

 

Union, 2006

 

Link: Stacy Renee Morrison's website

Bobby Neel Adams

 

from the series

“Family Tree”, 2007

 

Link: Bobby Neel Adams' Website

Pelle Cass

 

Strangers, 2008-present

 

Link: Pelle Cass' Website

Raul Gschrey

 

The Typical Inhabitant or Automated Recognition Relies on Individual Characteristics - Try to look average, 2008

 

Link: Raul Gschrey's Website

John Paul Maye

 

No Longer Dieter (Composite of 9 individuals), 2011

Daniel Gordon

 

Portrait with a Yellow Window, 2011

 

Link: Daniel Gordon's website

Fred Cray

 

Untitled Self-Portrait, 2012

 

Link: Fred Cray's website

Paul Vinet

 

Portrait Composite of 20 people from the village of Labruguière, France, 2012 (20 people from the village of Labruguiere where Arthur Batut lived).

 

Courtesy Studio Batut

 

Link: Paul Vinet's website

Richard Prince

 

Untitled Girlfriend, (Jerry's Girl), 2013

 

A composite image of all

57 girlfriends of Jerry Seinfeld's

character that appeared

onscreen in the television

series Seinfeld.

 

Link to this image

Ulric Collette

 

Twins: Laurence and Christine, 25 years, 2014

 

Link: Ulric Collette's website

Pep Ventosa

 

Portraits, II, 2014

 

Link: Pep Ventosa's website