Pond at Piat of Belle-Croix (Forest of Fontainebleau)

Eugene Cuvelier, French, 1837 - 1900


late 1850s-1860s

Albumen print from a paper negative

Mount: 9 7/8 × 13 5/16 in. (25.1 × 33.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Patricia Hewitt and Dale C. Christensen, Jr., Class of 1969



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on photograph: "254"; lower right, on support: "Belle Croix, Mare a' Piat / No 1"

Course History

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020


Probably acquired by John Chandler Bancroft (1835-1901) in Paris, France mid-late 19th century; sold to present owner, after 1989; William L. Schaeffer, Chester, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2011.

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