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Portrait de Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte en Prince-Président

Artist:
Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820–1884)
Date:
1852
Medium:
Albumen silver print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 20.2 x 14.7 cm (7 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.) Mount: 48.1 x 38.6 cm (18 15/16 x 15 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.850
Not on view
Inscription: Signed on print, recto CR to BR (written sideways): "Gustave le Gray"
Gustave Le Gray; [...]; [Robert Hershkowitz, Ltd., London]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, March 3, 1989

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Napoleon III and Paris," June 9–September 7, 2009.

Parry Janis, Eugenia. The Photography of Gustave Le Gray. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1987. no. 13, p. 108.

Aubenas, Sylvie. Gustave Le Gray, 1820–1884. Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 2002. no. pl. 20, p. 59, fig. fig. 65.



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