La Maison FranÇAise Presents Sara Cleary-Burns Collection of French Hand-Painted Photographs, C. 1841-1889


On Friday, November 13, 2009, New York University’s La Maison Française presents the opening reception for the first U.S. viewing of the Sara Cleary-Burns Collection of French Hand-Painted Photographs. The 6:00 pm reception will take place at New York University’s La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews (corner of University Place).

On Friday, November 13, 2009, New York University’s La Maison Française presents the opening reception for the first U.S. viewing of the Sara Cleary-Burns Collection of French Hand-Painted Photographs. The 6:00 pm reception will take place at New York University’s La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews (corner of University Place).

This unique collection of hand-painted photographs, produced in Paris in the late Nineteenth century, is on view for the first time in the United States. Mounted in their original frames, these images reveal the partnership of French painters and photographers at the beginning of a new art form.

This exhibition will be open from Tuesday, November 17, until Friday, December 18, 2009. The gallery is occasionally closed for university events. Please call to verify hours: 212-998-875.

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