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About This Artwork
Brig on the Water, 1856
Albumen print, from the album "Vistas del Mar"
32.4 x 41 cm (image/paper); 50.9 x 64.3 cm (album page)
Signed recto, lower right, on image, in red pencil [?]: "Gustave Le Gray"; blind stamped recto, on album page, lower center: "PHOTOGRAPHIE / GUSTAVE LE GRAY & C / PARIS"; unmarked verso
Hugh Edwards Fund, 1971.577.12
Not on Display
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "The Grand Tour: Mid-nineteenth Century Photographs from the Leonard Peil Collection," July 12-August 26, 1979.
Milwaukee Art Museum, "Gustave Le Gray in Context," January 18–April 14, 2002.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Regarding Seas and Skies: Photographic Seascapes by Gustave Le Gray, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and DoDo Jin Ming," November 1, 2003–February 15, 2004. (David Travis)
Janis, Eugenia Parry. 1987. "The Photography of Gustave Le Gray." Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/University of Chicago Press. frontispiece.