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Inscription

all on mount, printed in black ink: upper center: 12; lower center: LE NOUVEL OPERA DE PARIS / SCULPTURE ORNEMENTALE / DUCHER et Cie., Editeurs. / Durandelle, Photographe

Provenance

David and Mary Robinson, Sausalito, CA; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1986
19th Century Photographs from the Collection of Mary and David Robinson, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1986.
Bibliography
1988
Keller, Ulrich. "Durandelle, The Paris Opera, and the Aesthetic of Creativity." Gazette des Beaux-Arts (February 1988), p.109-118.
1991
Photographie/Sculpture. Exh. cat. Centre National de la Photographie. Paris, 1991: 73.