The Photographs of Édouard Baldus: Landscapes and Monuments of France

Exhibition, Main galleries, 25 January 1995 to 23 April 1995

Édouard Baldus, more than any other photographer, defined the modern landscape and established the standard for architectural photography. The Photographs of Édouard Baldus: Landscapes and Monuments of France chronicles the Golden Age of France as seen by the photographer.

The Photographs of Édouard Baldus is organized by chronological sections to reveal the evolution of his work through each of his major projects of the 1850s represented by albums and photographs from European and North American public and private collections. The exhibition comprises one hundred photographs and eleven albums, including twenty-six photographs and ten albums from the CCA Collection.

Curator: David Harris, CCA.
Co-organized with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris.

Selected objects



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