Lot 3 of 446:
Adam-Salomon woodburytype portrait of Charles Garnier  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$60
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Portrait of Charles Garnier

Author:
Adam-Salomon, Antoine Samuel

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Galerie Contemporaine

Date:
[1877]

Description:

Mounted Woodburytype. Photograph: 23.7x19.2 cm (9¼x7½"); sheet: 34.4x24.7 cm (13½x9¾"). Matted. From Galerie Contemporaine Littéraire, Artistique Vol. 4.

The Galerie Contemporaine, a French publication, appeared weekly from 1876 to 1884, under the imprint of Ludovic Basket, in Paris. Each issue comprised a biographical essay and accompanying portrait, reproduced in Woodburytype and printed by Goupil (and for the final volume, a successor firm). The cover price was relatively high — 1 franc 25 centimes — reflecting the high quality of the publication’s print, paper, and photographs. Jean-Louis Charles Garnier (1825-98) was a French architect, perhaps best known as the architect of the Palais Garnier and the Opéra de Monte-Carlo.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear; near fine.


 
Item number:
319264
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