Pending its reopening, here is a virtual visit of sculptures at the Louvre museum by Léopold Mercier around 1900. From the 1880s, Léopold Mercier had in Paris and Cabourg a lucrative activity as a photo editor producing photographic reproductions of works of art and publishing works such as L’Histoire de l’Art en Image by Emile Bayard. Located in Paris 27 rue de Ponthieu, he presents his house on small sky blue business cards which bear the flattering mention of “Gold and silver medals – Paris 1889 – Paris 1889 / Photography of the Champs-Elysées”; he regularly publishes small advertising leaflets...
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