Signature: Signed lower left in negative
Gerald Frederick Kurtz; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, October 26, 1987
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscapes by French Artists, 1780-1880," November 17, 1987–February 14, 1988.
This photograph was made during the demolition of Paris (1852-53), under Jean-Jaques Berger, Prefect of Paris.