Albumen print, No. 17 from the Vistas del Mar album
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"; inscribed recto, on album page, lower left, in brown ink: "[illegible/cut off]"; printed recto, on paper affixed to album page, lower right, in black ink: "GRANDE VAGUE [cut off at bottom]"; unmarked verso
34.1 × 41.8 cm (image/paper); 50.8 × 64.5 cm (album page)
Hugh Edwards Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Janis, Eugenia Parry. 1987. “The Photography of Gustave Le Gray.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/University of Chicago Press. p. 72, pl. 15.
Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, “A History of Photography from Chicago Collection,” April 24–June 6, 1982.
Art Institute of Chicago, “The Photography of Gustave Le Gray,” September 18–December 6, 1987.
Milwaukee Art Museum, “Gustave Le Gray in Context,” January 18–April 14, 2002.
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)
Treviso, Italy, Museo di Santa Caterina, Palazzo della Gran G, “Story of Impressionism: From Monet to Van Gogh and Gauguin,” October 29, 2016-April 17, 2017. (displayed for half the duration of exhibition)
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