Charles Nègre 1820 - 1880

born in:
Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France

Pioneering photographer born Grasse, 1820; studied painting before establishing own studio in Paris; began experimenting with daguerreotypes before moving on to calotypes; carried out photographic survey of Midi region of France; produced albumen prints, salt prints and gravures.