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Auguste-Rosalie Bisson (1826 - 1900)

Lot 50: BISSON FRÈRES: LOUIS-AUGUSTE BISSON AUGUST...

Phillips

April 22, 2004
New York, NY, US

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BISSON FRÈRES:
LOUIS-AUGUSTE BISSON AUGUSTE-ROSALIE BISSON
(French, 1814-1876 and 1826-1900)
ALPINE DESCENT FROM MONT BLANC, 1861-1862
albumen print from collodion negative, on original mount
image: 13 13/16 x 8 in. (35.1 x 20.3 cm); mount: 17 1/4 x 12 3/16 in. (43.8 x 31 cm); numbered "8.D" in the negative

Literature

Renate and L. Fritz Gruber, THE IMAGINARY PHOTO MUSEUM, NEW YORK, Harmony Books, 1981, pl. 33 (illustrated); Julia Van Haaften, FROM TALBOT TO STIEGLITZ: MASTERPIECES OF EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, NEW YORK, Thames and Hudson, 1982, pl. 38 (illustrated); Michel Frizot, Histoire de Voir, PARIS, Centre National de la Photographie, 1989, pp. 92-93 (illustrated); Robert Lebeck, ALLES WAHRHEIT! ALLES LüGE!, COLOGNE, Verlag der Kunst, 1996, p. 391 (illustrated); Jean-Claude Gautrand, Le Temps des Pionniers, Paris, Centre National de la Photographie, 1987, pl. 53 (illustrated); Shelley Rice, PARISIAN VIEWS, CAMBRIDGE, MIT Press, 1997, fig. 6.3 (illustrated); Les Frères Bisson Photographes, Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1999, cover and pl. 198 (illustrated)

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