An Effect of Sunlight - Ocean No. 23

Gustave Le Gray1857 - 1859

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum


  • Title: An Effect of Sunlight - Ocean No. 23
  • Creator: Gustave Le Gray
  • Date: 1857 - 1859
  • Location Created: Normandy, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 32.1 x 41.8 cm (12 5/8 x 16 7/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XM.347.10
  • Markings: (Recto, print) wet stamp signature in red ink, at lower right corner: "Gustave Le Gray" (Recto, mount) blindstamp at bottom center: "PHOTOGRAPHIE / GUSTAVE LE GRAY & Co. / PARIS [all within oval border]" (Recto, mount) imprinted cream-colored paper label in black ink affixed to lower right corner: "UN EFFET DE SOLEIL___OCEAN / No. 23."
  • Inscription: (Recto, mount) inscribed in brown ink, at lower left corner: "14.431". (Recto, mount) inscribed in pencil, at lower right corner above paper label: "th HS.050" (Verso, mount) inscribed in pencil, at upper center: "130 [encircled]; in pencil, at center: "118 [encircled and crossed-out]; in pencil, at lower left corner: "Le Gray"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: French
  • Classification: Photographs


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