Detail from The Canal, Amsterdam, 1889, James McNeill Whistler, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow


Adolphe Braun

Nationality: French
Date of birth: 1812
Date of death: 1877
Category: photographer


Adolphe Braun was a photographer in Paris.


Braun started his career as a textile designer but later turned to photography and founded a studio in Paris in 1868. His subject matter ranged from portraits, landscapes and reproductions of works of art (for which he became particularly well-known) to streetscape photographs of urban life. In 1885, Whistler hoped that he would photograph Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell y242 (#09206).


Strathern, Patricia, 'Adolphe Braun,' Grove Dictionary of Art Online, (accessed 19 July 2004).