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Gustave Le Gray

The Pont du Carrousel, Paris: View to the West from the Pont des Arts, 1856-1858

Albumen print from collodion negative
22 × 28 in
55.9 × 71.1 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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sheet: 37.8 x 48.8 cm (14 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.)  overall: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)
sheet: 37.8 x 48.8 cm (14 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.)  overall: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)
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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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About the work
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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sheet: 37.8 x 48.8 cm (14 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.)  overall: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)
sheet: 37.8 x 48.8 cm (14 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.)  overall: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
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

The Pont du Carrousel, Paris: View to the West from the Pont des Arts, 1856-1858

Albumen print from collodion negative
22 × 28 in
55.9 × 71.1 cm
Permanent collection
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