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Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mande
French (1787-1851)

TITLE ON OBJECT: Portrait of an artist
DESCRIPTIVE TITLE: Hippolyte Sebron (?)

ca. 1843
daguerreotype
15.6 x 13.0 cm., 1/4 plate, under oval passe-partout
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company: ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
GEH NEG: 23378
76:0168:0151

NON-GEH NUMBER: 250

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:
Gernsheim, Helmut & Alison. --L.J.M. Daguerre: The History of the Diorama and the Daguerreotype.-- New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1968. pl. 61.//
Gernsheim, Helmut. --The Origins of Photography.-- New York: Thames & Hudson, 1982. pl. 20.//
Sobieszek, Robert A. --Masterpieces of Photography from the George Eastman House Collections.-- New York: Abbeville Press, 1985. p. 23.//
Buerger, Janet E. --French Daguerreotypes.-- Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989. p. 8.//
Mulligan, Therese & Wooters, David. --Photography from 1839 to today: George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.-- Cologne: Taschen, 1999. p. 43.//

EXHIBITION HISTORY:
"French Daguerreotypy", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Brackett Clark Gallery, February - June, 1977.//
""Permanent" Survey Exhibition - 19th Century", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Second Floor Galleries, August 1979 - March 1984, 1979.//
"Survey of the History of 19th Century Photography", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Second Floor Gallery, March 1985 - April 1987, 1985.//
"Images of Excellence", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Brackett Clark Gallery, January 1 - April 26, 1987. (Traveled).//
"From Today Painting is Dead: Emergence of Photography During July Monarchy", US, NY, Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery, December - March 11, 1989.//
"Masterpieces of the Art of Photography", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - North Gallery, January 3 - December 31, 1989.//
"Beginnings of Art in Photography: Selections from the Museum's Nineteenth", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - North Gallery, December 22 - October 7, 1990.//

INSCRIPTION: verso-(etched in copper) "250" recto-(etched in copper) "Daguerre"

NOTES: Cataloged JB, updated 4/85, PB, updated 11/89, SB. Subject was previously identified as Daguerre's brother-in-law, the painter, Charles Arrowsmith who was also involved in the London Diorama. Grant Romer recently identified the sitter as Hippolyte Sebron, based upon engraving of Sebron. [Romer, 4/93]

SUBJECT: personage, artist / Sebron, Hippolyte (?)

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