Artist/photographer: Étienne Carjat (1828 - 1906) was a French journalist, caricaturist, and photographer.
Title: Photo portrait of Alexandre Dumas, a major nineteenth-century French writer.
Dimensions: Photo 9" x 7 3/8". Sheet 13 3/8" x 9 7/8"
Published: Galerie Contemporaine Litteraire, Artistique. 1878. Vol.3 Phot. Goupil & Cie.
Date: ca. 1862. (The Met).
Material and Techniques: Woodburytype. Mounted on the typography mat board.
Provenance: Rachel Davis Fine Arts, 2019.
Condition: good. Small loss of the photo emulsion to the top.
Museums: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.