[Court of the Lions, The Alhambra]

Object Details

Title:

[Court of the Lions, The Alhambra]

Artist/Maker:

Attributed to Théophile Gautier (French, 1811 - 1872)
Eugène Piot (French, 1812 - 1890)

Culture:

French

Place:

Granada, Spain, Europe (Place created)

Date:

1840

Medium:

Daguerreotype

Object Number:

84.XT.265.29

Dimensions:

Plate: 8.1 × 10.5 cm (3 3/16 × 4 1/8 in.)

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An unidentified man is standing at the fountain in the courtyard. Bearded man at fountain might be writer Théophile Gautier who travelled with photographer Eugène Piot in Spain in 1840 and slept in this courtyard during that trip.

Bibliography

Mirar La Arquitectura: Fotografía Monumental En El Siglo XIX. (Madrid: Biblioteca Nacional de España, 2015), p. 43 and 167.