Masters of Egypt 1850 – 1859

John Beasley Greene - Thèbes : colosses du Memnonium, massif de gauche (1854)

November 5 – 28, 2019

The young JB Greene (1832-1856) was undoubtedly one the most famous contributor to reveal a fantasized Egypt through his extraordinary photographs (“Le Nil : monuments, paysages, explorations photographiques”, Blanquart-Evrard, 1854). Greene learned his technique from the most illustrious teacher of photography on paper, Gustave Le Gray