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Photograph - The Road to Chailly, Forest of Fontainebleau
  • The Road to Chailly, Forest of Fontainebleau
    Le Gray, Gustave, born 1820 - died 1884
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The Road to Chailly, Forest of Fontainebleau

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1849-52 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Le Gray, Gustave, born 1820 - died 1884 (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salted paper print from dry waxed-paper negative.

  • Credit Line:

    Part of the Thownsend Bequest

  • Museum number:

    68010

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2A, shelf DR77, box LOANS

Physical description

Photograph of the road to Chailly in France.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1849-52 (made)

Artist/maker

Le Gray, Gustave, born 1820 - died 1884 (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Salted paper print from dry waxed-paper negative.

Marks and inscriptions

Gustave Le Gray
Stamped 'Gustave Le Gray' in right corner.

Dimensions

Length: 37 cm image, Height: 27.5 cm image, Length: 40.7 cm sheet, Height: 32.1 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Landscape by Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820-1882); salted paper print; France; 1849-52.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jones, Kimberly, et. al., In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Subjects depicted

Shrubs; Roads; Trees

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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