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André Giroux 
Ruins in Rome 
1850s (early) 
  
Varnished salt print, calotype negative 
27 x 37.1 cm 
  
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Sale: 90, Lot: 4059, Dec 5, 2007) 
  
 
LL/25221 
  
Photographer's signature blindstamp in lower left corner, flush-mounted to card (soiled), photographer's signature blindstamp below the image in lower left corner on the mount.
 
André Giroux was the son of Alphonse Giroux, the manufacturer of the original Daguerre equipment. He was also a landscape painter and from 1825 - 1830 he lived in Rome and painted Italian landscapes together with Camille Corot and Léon Fleury.
 
In the Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Sale: 90, Lot: 4059, Dec 5, 2007) sale catalog rgis was listed as an "Albumen print from a waxed paper negative" but it is "e;varnished salt print" from calotype negative. (pers. comm. Marco C. Antonetto, Dec 26, 2007) 
 

 
  
 
  
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