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Market: several daguerreotypes fraudulently attributed to Gustave Le Gray, Louis-Auguste Bisson, or Louis Daguerre


This column is to alert the photography community of an emerging epidemic of fraudulently attributed daguerreotypes that purport to be by Gustave Le Gray, Louis-Auguste Bisson, Th. Jacobi – and even by Louis Daguerre himself – which have appeared on the market over the past year. While the plates themselves are authentic 1840s or 1850s daguerreotypes, the artist “signatures,” credits, and labels appear to be recent additions. Four such “Daguerres”, four such “Le Grays”, two such “Bissons”, and two such “Jacobis” can be viewed in this Google document. As seen from this document, each of these daguerreotypes is signed at...

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