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André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri

André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri was a French photographer who started his photographic career as a daguerreotypist but gained greater fame for patenting his version of the carte de visite, a small photographic image which was mounted on a card. Disdéri, a brilliant showman, made this system of mass-production portraiture world famous. Read more from Wikipedia →

Works by this artist in other museums: the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art in New York.