Lot 113
  • 113

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10,000 - 15,000 EUR
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11,250 EUR
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Description

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  • Halle des Capucins, marché aux fleurs, Marseille, circa 1840
  • photograph
  • Sight area 3 x 4 in., object 5 x 4  7/8  in.
    (Partie visible 7,6 x 10 cm, objet 13 x 15 cm)
Quarter-plate daguerreotype. Original mount and modern seal. On the reverse, annotated in an unidentified hand Halle des Capucins à Marseille pour le marché aux fleurs - construite sur les plans de mr Frédéric Chassériau in ink.

Provenance

Galerie de Chartres, Photographies XIXe - XXe, 12 December 1998, lot 6

Catalogue Note

This early daguerrian plate showing Marseille could be attribuated to Horace Vernet, friend of Frédéric Chassériau and also known for his view of the harbour of Marseille or by the first atelier of daguerreotype in Marseille, atelier Desmonts that opened in 1842 at 38 de la rue Saint-Ferréol.
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