Constant Alexandre Famin Paris 19th August 1827 - Paris 2nd April 1888

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 views of the scenery and farms around the Forest, and studies, probably for artists, of animals and people.  He deposited examples of his work in the Bibliotheque National, Paris in 1863 and 1874


Bibliotheque National, Paris;  Musee d'Orsay, Paris;  Cleveland Museum of Art, USA;  National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA;  Princeton University Art Museum, USA;  Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, USA;  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA;  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA; 


Challe, Daniel and Bernard Marbout les photographes de Barbizon, la foret de Fontainbleau, Bibliotheque National 1991; Jacobsen, Ken and Jenny, Etude d'apres nature, 19th century photographs in relation to art , Petches Bridge 1996; Heilbrun, Francoise (ed) A history of photography, the Musee d'Orsay collection 1839-1925, Flammarion 2008