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Gustave Le Gray

Chalons Encampment Scene: Lieutenant of Champagny , Capitaine Friant, the Prince Murat and Colonel Lepic, 1857/1857

Albumen print from wet plate negative on period mount
12 5/16 × 14 3/8 in
31.3 × 36.5 cm
This is a unique work.
$17,000
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This is a rare Chalon image that is not in all the Chalon albums, although it is in the Col. Lepic …

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This is a rare Chalon image that is not in all the Chalon albums, although it is in the Col. Lepic album at the Musee de l'Armee, Paris. The individuals are identified as Le Lieutenant de Vaisseau de Champagny, le Capitaine Friant, le Prince Murat, and le Colonel Lepic.

Le Gray was court photographer for Napoleon …

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Gustave Le Gray
French, 1820–1884
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Boldly asserting in 1850 that photography’s future would lie on paper, Gustave Le Gray refined the …

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Boldly asserting in 1850 that photography’s future would lie on paper, Gustave Le Gray refined the emerging French method of developing photographs from paper negatives, using thinner paper and coating it with wax to produce crisper images. Le Gray set out to establish photography’s place among the fine arts and …

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This is a rare Chalon image that is not in all the Chalon albums, although it is in the Col. Lepic …

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This is a rare Chalon image that is not in all the Chalon albums, although it is in the Col. Lepic album at the Musee de l'Armee, Paris. The individuals are identified as Le Lieutenant de Vaisseau de Champagny, le Capitaine Friant, le Prince Murat, and le Colonel Lepic.

Le Gray was court photographer for Napoleon …

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Gustave Le Gray
French, 1820–1884
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Boldly asserting in 1850 that photography’s future would lie on paper, Gustave Le Gray refined the …

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Boldly asserting in 1850 that photography’s future would lie on paper, Gustave Le Gray refined the emerging French method of developing photographs from paper negatives, using thinner paper and coating it with wax to produce crisper images. Le Gray set out to establish photography’s place among the fine arts and …

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Gustave Le Gray

Chalons Encampment Scene: Lieutenant of Champagny , Capitaine Friant, the Prince Murat and Colonel Lepic, 1857/1857

Albumen print from wet plate negative on period mount
12 5/16 × 14 3/8 in
31.3 × 36.5 cm
This is a unique work.
$17,000
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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