Lot 36 of 446:
Étienne Carjat Woodburytype portrait of Claude Bernard  

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Portrait of Claude Bernard

Carjat, Étienne


Galerie Contemporaine



Mounted Woodburytype. Photograph: 23x18 cm (9x7"); sheet: 34.4x24.7 cm (13½x9¾"). Matted.  From Galerie Contemporaine Littéraire, Artistique Vol. 4.

Claude Bernard (1813-78) was a French physiologist. Historian I. Bernard Cohen of Harvard University called Bernard "one of the greatest of all men of science". Among many other accomplishments, he was one of the first to suggest the use of blind experiments to ensure the objectivity of scientific observations.

Lot Amendments

Minuscule closed tear at top edge of photograph; photograph near fine.

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