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Charles Nègre, Chateau de l'Ile Saint-Honorat
 
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TITLE:  Chateau de l'Ile Saint-Honorat
ARTIST:  Charles Nègre (French, 1820–1881)
WORK DATE:  1852
CATEGORY:  Photographs
MATERIALS:  Salt print from a paper negative
SIZE:  h: 21.5 x w: 37 cm / h: 8.5 x w: 14.6 in
STYLE:  19th Century Photography
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  James Hyman  +44 (0)20 7494 3857  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  Dramatic Modernist vision that presents the Chateau as a powerful series of blocks.

This print is one of the several views Charles Negre took of the Midi. Although not commissioned by the Mission Heliographique, Negre took many views of monuments over the same period.

He was one of the few painters turned photographers who continued to paint, and his aesthetic translated distinctly into his picturesque landscapes and architectural studies.

ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  AIPAD 2013: Masterpieces of Early Photography  Apr 4 - Apr 7, 2013
 
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