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The Great Wave, Sète

A work made of albumen print, no. 17 from the vistas del mar album.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of albumen print, no. 17 from the vistas del mar album.

Date:

1857

Artist:

Gustave Le Gray
French, 1820–1884

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Artist

Gustave Le Gray

Title

The Great Wave, Sète

Origin

France

Date

Made 1857

Medium

Albumen print, No. 17 from the Vistas del Mar album

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

34.1 × 41.8 cm (image/paper); 50.8 × 64.5 cm (album page)

Credit Line

Hugh Edwards Fund

Reference Number

1971.577.11

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