The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Cafe Barre]

Object Details

Title:

[Cafe Barre]

Artist/Maker:

Hippolyte Bayard (French, 1801 - 1887)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

about 1847

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XO.968.105

Dimensions:

16.1 × 21.7 cm (6 5/16 × 8 9/16 in.)

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Object Description

A building with a front courtyard, enclosed by a wrought-iron fence. There are trees in the courtyard. A sign with the words "Barre Barre" is hanging over the entrance to the courtyard.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Jammes, Andre. Hippolyte Bayard: ein verkannter Erfinder und Meister der Photographie. Max A. Wyss, ed. (Lucerne: Bucher, 1975), pl. 37.