The J. Paul Getty Museum

[A Flood in Lyon]

Object Details

Title:

[A Flood in Lyon]

Artist/Maker:

Louis-Antoine Froissart (French, 1815 - 1860)

Culture:

French

Place:

Lyon, France (Place Created)

Date:

1856

Medium:

Albumen silver print from a wet collodion glass negative

Object Number:

84.XP.720.50

Dimensions:

22.5 × 33.3 cm (8 7/8 × 13 1/8 in.)

See more

See less

Object Description

Flooded city

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Flowering of Early French Photography, 1840-1870 (April 28 to June 28, 1987)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), April 28 to June 28, 1987
The Flowering of Early French Photography: Selections from the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection (December 20, 1988 to May 7, 1989)
  • The Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore), December 20, 1988 to February 12, 1989
  • Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo), March 11 to May 7, 1989
The Eye of Sam Wagstaff (January 14 to April 6, 1997)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), January 14 to April 6, 1997
The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum (March 15, 2016 to May 7, 2017)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 15 to July 31, 2016
  • Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford), September 10 to December 11, 2016
  • Portland Museum of Art (Portland), February 13 to May 7, 2017
Bibliography
Bibliography

Corcoran Gallery of Art. A Book of Photographs from the Collection of Sam Wagstaff. (New York: Gray Press, 1978), p. 99.