Félix Bonfils (1831-1885) - The pyramids of Giseh, Egypte

Description
Félix Bonfils (1831-1885) - The pyramids of Giseh, Egypte
Albumen print - ca. 1865 - signed

Very nice shot signed Félix Bonfils, with a nice perspective on the pyramids of Giza from a tributary of the Nile.
Sharpness: Very good.
Contrast: Soft
Details: Very good
Base: Cardboard
Size: 28x22cm.
Signed and captioned on the bottom part of the negative

Félix Bonfils (Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, March 8, 1831 - Alès, April 9, 1885) is a French photographer, one of the first ,with Emile Béchard, who documented the Middle East with a new tool: photography. His photographic workshop, which he founded in 1867 in Beirut (Lebanon) produced a very large photographic documentation about Egypt and the Middle East at the end of the 19th century at the beginning of the 20th century.

Lot details
Artist
Félix Bonfils
Title of artwork
Caire, Pyramides de Giseh
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Fine
Vintage print
Yes
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