sábado, 14 de agosto de 2010

(en) Vintage photography El Escorial, photographer Jean Laurent

View of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.The photographer is Jean Laurent, born french but considered a Spanish photographer who owned one of the biggest photography studios in Madrid in the second half of the nineteenth century.

Laurent posted a team of photographers to travel Spain thus gaining a huge photographic archive of Spain, his monuments, town and people.
At the same time in his study of the Carrera de San Jeronimo he made portraits fo the most important political figures, artistic and economic time.

The Archive Laurent, which later passed to J. Roig and Lacoste (also themselves photographers), then finally owned by the photographer Ruiz Vernacci is one of the most important artwork of the National Archives of Spain ( see, in spanish, Ruiz Vernacci Archivo)


L'Institut national d'histoire de l'art INHA


L'Institut national d'histoire de l'art est un établissement public à caractère scientifique, culturel et professionnel (EPSCP), destiné à promouvoir la recherche scientifique en histoire de l'art. Il est placé sous la double tutelle des ministères de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche et de la Culture et de la Communication.

Collection Photographies Laurent 

 

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