Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie]

Artist:
André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, Paris 1819–1889 Paris)
Person in Photograph:
Charles-Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (French, Paris 1808–1873 Chislehurst, Kent)
Person in Photograph:
Empress Eugénie de Montijo (French (born Spain), Granada 1826–1920 Madrid)
Date:
ca. 1865
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 9.5 x 6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Hyatt Mayor, 1967
Accession Number:
67.580.4.4
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, recto BL: "Disderi Phot"; Printed on mount, recto BR: "Depose"; Printed on mount, verso C: "Disderi//Photographe de S.M. l'Empereur//8, Boulevard des Italiens//Paris"; Stamped in blue ink on mount, verso BR: "Aux Arts Reunis//A. Bargere, Editeur//R. Richelieu 59, Paris"
A. Hyatt Mayor

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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity," February 26, 2013–May 27, 2013.

Art Institute of Chicago, Douglas Druick. "Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity," June 26, 2013–September 22, 2013.

McCauley, Elizabeth Anne. A. A. E. Disdéri and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Aubenas, Sylvie. "Le petit monde de Disdéri." Etudes photographiques 3 (1997). pp. 26–41.



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