Disdéri: portrait of a French officer reading letter, ca. 1860
An albumen CdV of a French officer reading a letter while sitting on a studio prop. Made by Disdéri. Nice informal pose.
'Dela Bigne St.-Cyr', date and negative number (14338) at the back in a later hand (Levert). Print in good condition.
Literature: Elizabeth Anne McCauley, A.A.E. Disderi and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph, 1985
Provenance: collection Maurice Levert.