The Lovely Sea View

A Study of the Marine Photographs
Published by Gustave Le Gray, 1856-1858

by Ken Jacobson

This important monograph on the seminal photographer Le Gray was published in a limited edition.

What is the truth surrounding Le Gray's seminal photo, "Brig on the Water"? How many prints were printed? Were they printed from original negatives? Was Le Gray the photographer of the Brig?

Gorgeous duotones and extraordinary detective work transport the reader into the world of French and English art photography in the 1850s.

Limited Edition, illustrated with 33 duotones and several historic documents, bibliography, list of known Le Gray studies, end notes, 64 pages, 8-¼" x 10-¼" Published by Carl Mautz Publishing, 2002.
ISBN 0-9527550-1-7 trade paper

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