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Adolphe Braun, 1812-1877

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1812
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Date of Death: 1877
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Identity:

Adolphe Braun was a photographer in Paris.

Life:

Braun started his career as a textile designer but later turned to photography and founded a studio in Paris in 1868. His subject matter ranged from portraits, landscapes and reproductions of works of art (for which he became particularly well-known) to streetscape photographs of urban life. In 1885, JW hoped that he would photograph Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242) (#09206).

Bibliography:

Strathern, Patricia, 'Adolphe Braun,' Grove Dictionary of Art Online, http://www.groveart.com (accessed 19 July 2004).