Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Demi-Monde I 56

Artist:
André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris)
Person in Photograph:
Person in photograph Cora Pearl (British, 1835?–1886)
Person in Photograph:
Person in photograph Emily Fowler (British, 1849–1896)
Date:
1850s–60s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image (.2.54-64143): 18.4 x 24.8 cm (7 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.) Album page: 26.2 x 34.8 cm (10 5/16 x 13 11/16 in.)
Classification:
Albums
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.588.2.1–.151
Not on view
Inscription: Each with paper insert giving negative numbers, name of sitter, and date of sitting
Maurice Levert collection; Disderi Archive; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, Lot 184, January 28, 1995); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Includes portraits of Abigdon, Amelie, d'Anvers, Barucci, Cora Pearl (several), Beresford (several), Isabelle, Bruce, Berthe, Bellanger, Benard, Braun, Creven, Crenisse, David . . .

The Disderi Archive is of unparallel interest for the history of photography, society and fashion. Most of the albums in the sale were pre-empted by the French Museums (Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Orsay, Musée de l'Armée, Compiègne etc.)

Maurice Levert (1858-1944) assembled an outstanding collection on the military history of the Second Empire, and received the Disdéri Archive from General Rebora.
Related Objects

Le deux roses

Artist: André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.11 On view in:Not on view

La taille

Artist: André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.10 On view in:Not on view

La robe écossaise

Artist: André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.12 On view in:Not on view

The Imperial Court of Napoleon III

Artist: André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris) Date: ca. 1866, printed 1940s Medium: Gelatin silver print Accession: 47.149.40 On view in:Not on view

Vest of Emperor Maximilian

Artist: André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris) Date: 1867 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1995.219 On view in:Not on view