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  France Maurisset "La daguerreotypomanie" original lithograph 1839  

  • Ref. : L50228 NEW 
  • Price : €1000.00
  • Size (inches) : about 10.52x15.12
  • Size (cm) : : about 26.30x37.80
  • Date : 1839, 1 december
  • Place : France, Paris
  • Condition : Lithograph, good condition, few stains and old central light fold

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France Maurisset "La daguerréotypomanie" Lithographie originale 1839

Vintage lithograph printed by Imp. Aubert & Cie. (Uncommon)

Description from the Getty website: Théodore Maurisset's lithograph playfully presents a time when vast crowds would line up to have their likenesse made. It chronicles the many ways entrepreneurs hoped to cash in on the craze, from selling supplies and equipment to giving lessons on how to make a daguerreotype.

Maurisset imagines a world dominated by photography and where even time, in the form of a camera-like clock, is measured by it. Notice the engravers to the right of center who are committing suicide because their jobs have been taken away by the advent of the camera. In a comically exaggerated way. Maurisset was expressing the fears of artists about a discovery many believed posed a threat to their profession.


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Category: Miscellaneous
Country: France
 






 

 







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