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Musée des Souverains: Reproductions Photographiques de Croquis Dessinés D'Après Nature A L'Assemblée Nationale

Braun, Adolphe


Ad. Braun


2 Volumes of 4. With 202 photographs by Adolphe Braun mounted on boards reproducing caricatures of deputies of the French National Assembly made by Jules Buisson. 30.6x25.5 cm (12x10"), leather-backed cloth-covered boards bordered in gilt, lettered in blind. stamped in blind on spines. 
Compendium of most of the caricatures made by Buisson during his time in the Assembly. In the 1870s, Adolphe Braun specialized in the reproduction of works of art. Jules Buisson (1822-1909) was a painter of the Toulouse School. Adolphe Braun was a French photographer, best known for his floral still lifes, Parisian street scenes, and grand Alpine landscapes. One of the most influential French photographers of the 19th century, he used contemporary innovations in photographic reproduction to market his photographs worldwide.

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Rubbing to spines, edges and corners; photographs very good; very good overall.

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