Baron Louis-Adolphe Humbert de Molard Seated Woman with Basket Wearing a Headdress of the Region of Lisieux, Argentelle
Medium Daguerreotype (1/4 plate)
Mount in glass mount
Photo Date 1846 Print Date 1846
Dimensions 3-15/16 x 2-15/16 in. (100 x 75 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Size refers to image portion visible. Information label on the verso of the modern mount. Dated September 1846.
A pioneer of French photography whose photographic works are some of the most difficult to find. Any work by this photographer outside of institutions is exceedingly rare, especially daguerreotypes. See: Prestige de La Photo, Nov. 1978, "Humbert de Molard (1800-1874)"p.86 for a slight variant of this image.
Provenance: Gerard Levy collection.
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