Franck was actually the pseudonym of the French François-Alexandre-Louis-Marie de Gobinet Villecholles, portrait Parisian aristocrat who came to Barcelona fleeing 1848 revolution became more prominent photographer from Barcelona during the early years of photography. His studio was located on the Boulevard center, number 18.
From 1858 also appears associated with the French Alejandro Wigle, who had been lithographer workshop street plates, number 18. This piece corresponds to the period.
Daguerreotype frame shows the three-quarter portrait of a middle-aged man seated sitting on a chair and holding a cane with his right hand. The image is illuminated.