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Gustave le Gray  1820-1884, FR

(Gustave Legray)
Rank (2014): 3031 – 

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USA 25
Germany 12
France 8
Canada 3

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  The National Gallery of Art, USA 4
  MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA 4
  Musée d´Orsay, France 3
  Galerie Daniel Blau, Germany 3

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30.8.1820 Born in Villiers-le-Bel, Val-d´Oise (FR)

30.7.1884 Died in Cairo (EG)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 60  Please report missing Information

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   Thoroughly Le Gray: A Preview in Munich - Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich

   Gustave le Gray - Laurent Herschtritt, Le Pre Saint Gervais
   Regarding Seas and Skies - Gustave Le Gray Photographs - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Description  Sea and Sky - photographs by Gustave Le Gray - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London

Description  Gustave Le Gray, Photographer - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

   Gustave Le Gray photographer - Musée d´Orsay, Paris

   Gustave Le Gray - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


to top Group shows   53

   Lichtbilder - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main

   Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present - CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid
   Clouds - World of the Ephemeral (Wolken - Welt des Fluechtigen) - Leopold Museum, Vienna
   Seducidos por el arte. Pasado y presente de la fotografía - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona

   Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present - The National Gallery, London
   En plein air - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Creating with Light - The Manipulated Photograph - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
   Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Silver, Salt, and Sunlight - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

   Conversations. Fotografie della Bank of America Merril Lynch Collection - Museo del Novecento - Civici Musei di Milano, Milan
Description  19th Century French Photographs - Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
   In Focus: The Sky - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

   Collezione Bank of America Merrill Lynch: ateprima fotografica - Museo del Novecento - Civici Musei di Milano, Milan
Description  The Adventure of Reality International Realism - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   Realismus - Das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
   The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850–1874 - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   19th-Century French Photographs from the National Gallery of Canada - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
   Realismus - das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit. Courbet - Hopper - Gursky - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden

   The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850–1874 - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
   The Malcolmson Collection - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
   The Lure of Italy - Hans P. Kraus Jr., Inc., New York City, NY

   Framing a Century: Master Photographers, 1840–1940 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

   In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Fragmente zur Melancholie · Aus den Anfängen der Fotografie - Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen
   La photographie au Musée d'Orsay - 20 ans d'acquisitions - 1986-2006 - Musée d´Orsay, Paris
   La forêt de Fontainebleau. Un atelier grandeur nature. De Corot à Picasso. - Musée d´Orsay, Paris
   Paris in Transition - Photographs from the National Gallery of Art - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Abenteuer Barbizon - Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal

   Wide Angle: Recent Photography Acquisitions - Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA
   Seventy-five at 75: Selections from the Joseph and Elaine Monsen Photography Collection at the Henry Art Gallery - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Aura of the Photograph: The Image as Object - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

Description  Munich Highlights „Schätze der Photographie“ - Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich
   Drawn with Light - Pioneering French Photography - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

   Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the Permanent Collection - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

   A Gift of Light - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   Master Photographers & Master Prints 1840-2000 - Akira Ikeda - Berlin, Berlin
   Worlds Through the Lens - Macau Museum of Art, Macao
Description  Orte des Impressionismus - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
Description and image  Masterpieces of Early French Photography - Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich

Description  Impressions of Light: The French Landscape from Corot to Monet - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Vues d'architectures, Photographies XIX et XX - Musee de Grenoble, Grenoble
   A Thousand Hounds - A Walk with the Dogs through the History of Photography - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

   Photographes anciennes de Beyrouth. Collection de Fouad C. Debbas - Institute du Monde Arabe, Paris

   Damas à travers la photogrqaphie 1840-1918 - Institute du Monde Arabe, Paris

   Early Photography / Eight Months Out - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA

Description  French Photography: Le Gray to Atget - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

   The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

   Pioniere der Landschaftsfotografie - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
   Azur - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   Die ersten dreißig Jahre der Photographie 1840 - 1870 Die Sammlung Robert Lebeck - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel


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 Art 75 Galerie Yves de Maria, Paris


 Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich


 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
 Gallery 19/21, Guilford, CT
 Charles Isaacs Photographs, New York City, NY
 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA


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 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv


 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN
 The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
 George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
 The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA


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