A rare and very large heliogravure by Charles Nègre. This is one of the very rare prints made by Negre, and not one of the still rare ones printed later by Andre Jammes. See: Borcoman, Charles Negre 1820-1880, pl.155, p.210. Provenance: Nègre family. Size relates only to the image. Printed in the margins of the plate: "Cathédrale de Chartres, Porche Meridional, Details, XIII Siecle." Gravure héliographique sur acier, procédé Charles Nègre, imprimerie Drouart". Some spots and small tears in the margins.
Provenance: Galerie Texbraun.
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Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1856c Print Date 1867
Dimensions 23-1/2 x 18-1/16 in. (597 x 459 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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