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Gustave Le Gray

Château de Fontainebleau, la porte du baptistère de la cour ovale, vue depuis la cour des offices, 1850c/1850c

Salt print from paper negative unmounted
7 11/16 × 10 3/8 in
19.5 × 26.4 cm
This is a unique work.
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A very rare (perhaps unique) and important print from Le Gray's earliest period of paper …

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A very rare (perhaps unique) and important print from Le Gray's earliest period of paper prints. Most such prints are in institutions. Very few are in private hands. This image is not listed at the Médiathèque de l'architecture et du patrimoine, Paris.

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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A very rare (perhaps unique) and important print from Le Gray's earliest period of paper …

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A very rare (perhaps unique) and important print from Le Gray's earliest period of paper prints. Most such prints are in institutions. Very few are in private hands. This image is not listed at the Médiathèque de l'architecture et du patrimoine, Paris.

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

Château de Fontainebleau, la porte du baptistère de la cour ovale, vue depuis la cour des offices, 1850c/1850c

Salt print from paper negative unmounted
7 11/16 × 10 3/8 in
19.5 × 26.4 cm
This is a unique work.
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