Lot 6
  • 6

Gustave Le Gray (1820-1882)

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gustave Le Gray
  • Flagships, Toulon, 1855

Albumen print from a wet collodion negative. With the photographer's signature stamp at lower right. Framed. 

Literature

Janis, Eugenia Parry, The Photography of Gustave Le Gray, The Art Institute of Chicago/ The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1987, pl. 13, p. 70.
For a very full discussion of  the locations of some of Le Gray's  seascapes, cf. Chanan, Noel, William, Earl of Craven & the Art of Photography, Halsgrove, Tiverton, 2006, pp.211-230

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