National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS
Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
September 29, 2013–January 5, 2014

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Image: Charles Marville, Hotel de la Marine, c. 1870, Diana and Mallory Walker Fund, 2006.23.1The first retrospective exhibition in the United States, and the only scholarly catalogue on the renowned 19th-century French photographer Charles Marville (1813–1879), will present recent groundbreaking discoveries informing his art and biography, including the versatility of his photographic talents and his true identity, background, and family life. The exhibition will feature some 100 photographs covering the arc of Marville's career, from his city scenes and landscape and architectural studies of Europe in the early 1850s to his compelling photographs of Paris and its environs in the late 1870s.

Organization: Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Schedule: National Gallery of Art, September 29, 2013–January 5, 2014; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 27–May 4, 2014; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June–September 2014; Musée Carnavalet, Paris, fall 2014

Passes: Passes are not required for this exhibition.

The exhibition will be on view in the National Gallery's West Building, Ground Floor.