This image is available for download, without charge, under the Getty's Open Content Program.
Open Content images tend to be large in file-size. To avoid potential data charges from your carrier, we recommend making sure your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network before downloading.
Not currently on view
Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820 - 1884)
France (Place Created)
Salted paper print from a paper negative
24.6 × 32.7 cm (9 11/16 × 12 7/8 in.)
Gustave Le Gray recognized that this bleak factory was a highly unusual subject. Heavy industry was rarely a
Gustave Le Gray, Photographer (July 9 to September 29, 2002)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 9 to September 29, 2002
Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet (October 19, 2013 to July 14, 2014)
- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City), October 19, 2013 to February 9, 2014
- Saint Louis Art Museum (Saint Louis), March 16 to July 14, 2014
Real / Ideal: Photography in France, 1847-1860 (August 30 to November 27, 2016)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 30 to November 27, 2016
Hellman, Karen, ed. Real/Ideal: Photography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century France, exh. cat. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016), pl. 128.