A. L. Bonnard: a park scene in Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg, 1880
Alexandre Louis Bonnard (1832-?) named himself as a 'Photograph des Artistes'. He made photographs as inspiration for painters and sculptures.
This nice photograph depicts children playing in 'Jardin du Luxembourg' in Paris. It's almost a snapshot. The albumen print has some discoloration on the edges and is pasted on the original cardboard.
Signed with the photographer's wet stamp.
albumen print: 21 x 26,4 cm
Literature: more about this photographer can be found in, L'Art Du Nu au XIXe siècle, le photograph et son modèle, 1997.
Another large Bonnard print can be found in our inventory.