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Gustave Le Gray

Palais des Tuileries, Place du Carrousel, Arc de Triomphe et Façade Est, Paris, 1856

Albumen print from wet plate negative umounted
14 1/10 × 18 3/5 in
35.7 × 47.2 cm
$75,000 - 100,000
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The cobblestones reflecting the sun form a strong pattern leading the eye into the image. There …

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The cobblestones reflecting the sun form a strong pattern leading the eye into the image. There are two other known prints of this image (BnF and BHVP). There is also a broken glass plate negative in the BHVP collection.

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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The cobblestones reflecting the sun form a strong pattern leading the eye into the image. There …

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The cobblestones reflecting the sun form a strong pattern leading the eye into the image. There are two other known prints of this image (BnF and BHVP). There is also a broken glass plate negative in the BHVP collection.

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

Palais des Tuileries, Place du Carrousel, Arc de Triomphe et Façade Est, Paris, 1856

Albumen print from wet plate negative umounted
14 1/10 × 18 3/5 in
35.7 × 47.2 cm
$75,000 - 100,000
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