HENRI LE SECQ: PHOTOGRAPHE DE 1850 A 1860.; CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ DE LA COLLECTION DE LA BIBLIOTHÉQUE DES ARTS DÉCORATIF. LE SECQ, Eugenia Parry Janis, Josiane Sartre.

HENRI LE SECQ: PHOTOGRAPHE DE 1850 A 1860.; CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ DE LA COLLECTION DE LA BIBLIOTHÉQUE DES ARTS DÉCORATIF.

Paris: Musée des Arts Décoratifs/Flammarion, 1986. Le Secq, Henri. First edition. 4to., 191 pp., full-page captioned photos, plus a pictorial catalogue of 717 images in reduced format. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket, housed in the publisher's plain cardstock slipcase. Item #51743

Le Secq (1818-1882), a painter, was commissioned in 1851 to document the historic architecture of France, at which time he became a founder-member of the Societé Héliographique. Noted for his use of light and mass, Le Secq made still-lifes, landscapes, architectural and genre scenes.

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