Louis Alphonse De Brebisson French, 1798-1888
Louis Alphonse de Brébisson was a French botanist and photographer born in Falaise, Calvados.
With Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Benjamin Gaillon, Jean Baptiste Boisduval and Jean-Louis-Auguste Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, he made contributions to the multi-volume "Flore générale de France, ou Iconographie, description et histoire de toutes les plantes phanérogames, cryptogames et agames qui croissent dans ce royaume, disposées suivant les familles naturelles" (1828-29).
He was a member of the Société linnéenne de Normandie and a founding member of the Société française de photographie.
Paris Photo 202110 - 14 Nov 2021James Hyman Photography is delighted to return to Paris Photo. This year, we have divided our booth into three main sections. Chronologically, the first, entitled The Great Wall is a huge wall of walls that presents ninteneth century photographs of walls, from the ruins of ancient civilisations to modern day France. The second wall includes important Modernist works from the first half of the twentieth century including celebrated vintage images by Man Ray and Edward Steichen. The third part, In Sickness and in Health explores issues around health and wellbeing...