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Gustave Le Gray

Church of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, Paris, 1857/58

Albumen print from wet plate collodion negative on original mount
14 13/16 × 17 9/16 in
37.6 × 44.6 cm
This is a unique work.
$18,000
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Contemporary Works/Vintage Works
Chalfont
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One of Le Gray's large Paris views. Only three other prints are known of this image, although …

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One of Le Gray's large Paris views. Only three other prints are known of this image, although other close-up variants of the church are also known in three examples. Prints have come up at auction at Goxe & Belaisch (Enghien) and Binoche (Paris). One other print exists in the Alfred Armand collection in the …

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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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One of Le Gray's large Paris views. Only three other prints are known of this image, although …

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One of Le Gray's large Paris views. Only three other prints are known of this image, although other close-up variants of the church are also known in three examples. Prints have come up at auction at Goxe & Belaisch (Enghien) and Binoche (Paris). One other print exists in the Alfred Armand collection in the …

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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

Church of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, Paris, 1857/58

Albumen print from wet plate collodion negative on original mount
14 13/16 × 17 9/16 in
37.6 × 44.6 cm
This is a unique work.
$18,000
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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