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Louis-Alphonse Davanne [Attributed to]
View of the Port of Marseilles
16 x 21 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Photography, 6 June 2018, Lot: 4035
Born in Paris in 1824, Louis-Alphonse Davanne was a chemist and important photographer. He was a founding member of the Société Francaise de la Photographie and the president from 1876 - 1901. He was very active in investigating new photographic processes and he travelled and photographed broadly, including in France, Italy, Germany and Algeria.