1842 Early Daguerreotype of Rome La Navicella By Girault De Prangey

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1842 Early Daguerreotype of Rome La Navicella By Girault De Prangey

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1842 1/3rd Plate Early Daguerreotype of Rome – 54 La Navicella By Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey.

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PD475: 1842 1/3rd Plate Early Daguerreotype of Rome – 54 La Navicella By Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey.

Titled and numbered In Prangey’s own hand in ink on a label affixed to verso. Dimensions: 3 ½ x 4 ¾ in.; 9,2 x 11,8 cm. Some light wisps and marks likely caused by Prangey himself in the field. Provenance: Sotheby’s. the marble statue of a small Roman ship (navicella) situated in front of the church of Santa Maria in Domnica. The statue is one of the symbols of the Caelian neighbourhood, beloved by Romans who currently refer to the church as La Navicella. Pope Leo X Medici had it made at the beginning of the 1500s to replace a more ancient marble ship which was found on the site.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 1 × 1 × 1 cm