Paris en Miniture Hôtel de Cluny Negre, Charles  (French, 1820-1880)

Photogravure by Charles Nègre, titled ‘Paris en miniature, Hotel de Cluny’ from a photograph. This is an example of the Gravure Heliographique method of Niépce de Saint-Victor as modified by Charles Nègre. The plate was made before November, 1854. One of the first, if not the first, photogravures to appear in a book.

Reproduced / Exhibited

Heilbrun, Françoise. Charles Nègre, Photographe: 1820-1880 ; Arles, Musée Réattu, 5.7. – 17.8.1980. Paris: Éd. des musées nationaux, 1980. no. 138.

Hanson, David A. Checklist of Photomechanical Processes and Printing, 1825-1910. , 2017. p. 94, Clark Institute Library, GEM

Mattie Bloom, New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2017, fig 151

La Photographie III Collection Marie-Thérese et André Jammes Paris 22 March 2002 Lot 582 (proof)

De Andere Fotografie de Geschiedenis van de Fotomechanische Reproductie in de Negentiende Eeuw: tentoonstelling in het Zeeuws Museum Middelburg 1989 (The Other Photography the History of Photomechanical Reproduction in the Nineteenth Century: Exhibition in the Zeeuws Museum Middelburg 1989) Exhibited chk.23

Joseph Negre, Charles Negre, Paviotfoto, Paris, 2013, no. 11

References

E. Lacan, La Lumiere, October 21, 1854, pg 165-166

Charles Negre, Photographe, Editions des musees nationaux, Paris, 1980, pg 289