Famin, Constant Alexandre.  Paris 1827 - Paris 1888

Prize Bull


albumen print from collodion on glass negative , on original card mount

120 x 170mm

A peasant farmer or farm hand exhibits a Prize Bull.


Famin had two studios in Paris at 5, rue de Fleurus and 20, av. d'Orleans. He worked from the 1850s - 1870s especially in the forest of Fountainbleu.  His main body of work consists of studies of the scenery and farms around the Forest, and studies probably for artists of animals and people.


Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; Musee d'Orsay, Paris; Cleveland Museum of Art, USA; National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA; Princeton University Art Museum, USA