Louis De Clercq Discovery of Votive Statues in the Cypro-classical Center of Cyprus, September 1859
Medium Non matte salt print from a paper negative
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1859 Print Date 1860
Dimensions 176 x 130 in. (4470 x 3302 mm)
Photo Country Cyprus
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
French annotations in pencil: "Photography Print provided by Dr. Rey in 1860, antiq. Phoenicia." Louis de Clercq accompanied the archaeologist Alban Emmanuel-Guillaume Rey (1837-1916). The statues were given by Rey to the Louvre in 1860, and can be seen in its collections today. De Clercq was in the Middle East when Rey sent this print, which was done by De Clercq outside the normal editions and is possibly a unique print from his rare Cyprus series. Provenance: Honoré d'Albert.
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