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Gustave Le Gray

Artist:
Alphonse De Launay (French, 1827–1906)
Date:
1854
Medium:
Salted paper print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 22.1 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.) Mount: 44 x 34.2 cm (17 5/16 x 13 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Daniel Blau Gift and 2007 Benefit Fund, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.256
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, recto, BLC: "A. De Launay - Portrait de Gve. Legray. 1854."; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto, BRC: "Gustave Legray"
Descendents of Alphonse De Launay; ["a postcard dealer," ca. 1990]; (sold, Bailly-Pommery et Voutier Associés, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 25, 2007); [Rodolphe Chamonal, Paris]; [Serge Plantureux, Paris, 2007]; [Daniel Blau, Munich, 2007]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Framing a Century: Master Photographers, 1840–1940," June 3, 2008–September 1, 2008.

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