Auguste Jugelet Album of Salt Prints, including Group with Leopard
Medium Salt print from wet plate negative
Mount in original album or book format
Photo Date 1858c Print Date 1858c
Dimensions 6-7/16 x 8-5/8 in. (165 x 220 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Group with leopard, plate No. 9 with an album of 13 photographs on salt paper from collodion glass negative, between 165mm x 220 mm and 105 x 137 mm. The album itself is 308 x 249 mm.
Auguste Jugelet was a painter and an talented early amateur photographer based in Paris on 11 rue Ville Leveque. He exhibited his photographs at the Societe Francaise de Photographie in 1859.
A student of Theodore Gudin, Jugelet was the self-proclaimed "Painter of the Marine Beaches of Dieppe" in spite of not being named an artist by the French Navy. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831 to 1865. The Museum of Fine Arts of Reims retains many of his marine paintings of Brittany and Normandy. Bibliography: The painters of Etretat, Collection Lundy, 100 paintings of the nineteenth century, Reims, Musee des Beaux-Arts, 1997; B. Delarue, C. Chaine, P. Tckowicz, Painters in Dieppe, Varengeville, Pourville Arques la Bataille, 2009, p.86.
Provenance: Pierre-Marc Richard collection.
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