Baldus: Architectural detail, Louvre, Paris (Morand)

$1,200.00
Quantity available: 1
An albumenized (non-matte) salt contact print made from a wet collodion glass plate. This is one of 1500 detailed photographs of a new wing of the Louvre, which were made by Edouard-Denis Baldus (French 1820-1882) under a commissioned by the Comit̢蠁���� des Monuments Historiques. Baldus was a central figure in the early development of French photography who participated in the Heliographic Mission to photograph historic French buildings during the mid-1850s.

CONDITION: A crease at the top left, extending in about 3/4 inch at the center; a very small chipped crease lower right which has been flattened and repaired with archival mending tape and is literally imperceptible. Otherwise, excellent.

Keywords: France; architecture

Item Details

Reference #:
2033
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
SubCategory
Photography
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
c.1855/vintage
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
6.50 x 5.50 x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
see description below
Material
albumenized salt print