Roger Fenton
British, 1819-1869
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Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Exhibitions
2016
Roland Belgrave Vintage Photography Ltd at Photo London 2016,
Roland Belgrave Vintage Photography Ltd
The Most Influential Images of All Time,
Time Magazine

Roger Fenton’s decision to leave his law career to work with photography—then a newly developed medium—might have had to do with his correspondence with photographers Gustave le Gray and Henri Le Secq. Fenton, who was trained in painting, quickly became a nationally acclaimed photographer and came to be a founding …

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