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Au Siège de Sebastopol (Rue de la Monnaie from the Rue de Rivoli)

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Charles Marville is known for his photographs of Paris. He was named "photographer of the city of Paris" in 1862, and recorded the city both before and after Baron Haussmann's massive urban renewal projects of the 1860s. The visual drama that characterizes Marville's depiction of the rue de la...

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Inscription

With Louvre blind stamp.

Provenance

Robert Hershkowitz, London, England; purchased June 1980.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

1865–66

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 27.1 x 26.8 cm (10 11/16 x 10 9/16 in.) Mount: 33.2 x 31.9 cm (13 1/16 x 12 9/16 in.) Mount: 60.2 x 41.4 cm (23 11/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.217

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

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