14.11 2018. Good Old Days Story of a Recent Paris Auction : Le Gray’s Photographic Expedition along the Nile


Good Old Days Story of a Recent Paris Auction : Gustave Le Gray’s Photographic Expedition along the Nile     (illustration: lot 34)

« La Gazette Drouot » is the weekly publication dedicated to auction activity at Paris Drouot, with some interesting general articles as well. Online subscribers get the issues on Thursday evening, one day before the distribution of paper numbers. That’s how on Thursday late afternoon 27 September 2018 spread the buzz in the passionate community of Le Gray afficionados : a treasure had been found, a full page anouncement reproduced 4 of the 71 Egypt albumen prints by Le Gray. The auction would be organized on November 14, after Paris Photo week, in Drouot, salle 6, the auction house being Delon-Hoebanx – Who are they ? The expert Mario Mordente – Who is he ?

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