About This Image

Standing inside a little nook, two women flank a man in uniform. In pencil "23" on surface of print.

J. B. Frenet, a painter of the Lyon school and a pupil of Ingres, became involved with photography in the early 1850s. Following the auction of his studio photographs and negatives in 2000, the works of this intimate photographer entered the collections of the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and the Albertina in Vienna, as well as the Wilson Centre of Photography.

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Portrait of Two Women and a Military Man
Jean-Baptiste Frenet Portrait of Two Women and a Military Man

Price $1,500
Sale Price $1,050

Main Image

Ref.# 3420

Medium Salt print from paper collodion negative

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1850s  Print Date 1850s

Dimensions 8-3/4 x 6-1/8 in. (222 x 156 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France


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