Lot 45 of 446:
Étienne Carjat Woodburytype portrait of Louis Blanc  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Portrait of Louis Blanc

Author:
Carjat, Étienne

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Galerie Contemporaine

Date:
[c. 1876-77]

Description:

Mounted Woodburytype. Photograph: 19.8x16 cm (7¾x6¼"); sheet: 34.4x24.7 cm (13½x9¾"). Matted.

Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc (1811-82) was a French politician and historian. A socialist who favored reforms, he called for the creation of cooperatives in order to guarantee employment for the urban poor. Following the Revolution of 1848, Blanc became a member of the provisional government and began advocating for cooperatives which would be initially aided by the government but ultimately controlled by the workers themselves.

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Condition:
Photograph fine, or nearly so.


 
Item number:
319279
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