Bridge of Saint Bénézet, Avignon

1860–65
Édouard Baldus (French, 1813–1889)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.5 x 28.1 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/16 in.) Mount: 34.1 x 44.1 cm (13 7/16 x 17 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.767

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from glass-plate negative, mounted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

This is the “Pont d’Avignon” of the song

Inscription

Stamped at lower right on mount "E. Baldus"

Provenance

Lee Gallery, Boston; purchased by MFA from Lee Gallery December 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Rowland, Sr.