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Vue de la Plaine de Thèbes prise du temple de Karnac

Artist:
Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820–1884)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Albumen silver print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 32 × 41.5 cm (12 5/8 × 16 5/16 in.) Mount: 19 13/16 × 25 9/16 in. (50.3 × 65 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.679
Not on view
Signature: LeGray blindstamp on center of mount

Inscription: Blindstamp on mount, recto BC; inscribed in brown ink on mount, recto BR: "Vue de la Plaine de Thèbes prise du temple de Karnac"
Gustave Le Gray; [...]; [Graphics International, Ltd., April 10, 1980]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Art Institute of Chicago. "The Photography of Gustave Le Gray," September 18, 1987–December 6, 1987.

Israel Museum. "Focus East," July 26, 1988–October 4, 1988.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Along the Nile: Early Photographs of Egypt," September 11, 2001–December 30, 2001.

Parry Janis, Eugenia. The Photography of Gustave Le Gray. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1987. p. 150.



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