Artist Édouard Baldus, French, 1813-1889
  • Fountain of St. Michael, Paris
Date between 1860 and 1870
Medium albumen print from collodion on glass negative
Dimensions Image: 10 1/2 × 8 3/8 inches (26.7 × 21.3 cm)
Mount: 16 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (41.9 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of P. L. Barter
Accession Number F46.20
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks On mount, lower right, stamped in purple ink, verso: DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS | REFERENCE LIBRARY
Inscriptions Inscribed on mount, lower right, in pencil: Fountain Ste Michael
On mount, verso, lower right, below purple stamp, in pencil: France. Paris. Fountains. | (St. Michael fountain | g. P.L. Barter 8.2.46
P. L. Barter.
1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Barr, Nancy. Picturing Paris, 1850 to the Present: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1995, p. 9.