Introduction
Pierre Petit is not to be confused with (Jean) Pierre Yves-Petit (1886–1969), another French photographer who usually operated under the name Yvon.Pierre Lanith Petit (Aups 15 August 1832 – 16 February 1909 Paris) was a French photographer. He is sometimes credited as Pierre Lamy Petit.
Wikidata
Q1981250
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Introduction
In 1849 in Paris, Petit learned the daguerreotype process and by 1858, he had joined the Trinquart Studio in Paris. In 1860, Petit & Trinquart opened a branch studio in Baden-Baden, Germany and another in Marseille, France, in 1861. The partnership dissolved that year. In 1862, Petit opened his own photographic studio in Paris photographing in Rome that same year. In 1866, Petit obtained, from the French Imperial Commission, the monopoly on photography at the Universal Exhibition of 1867 in Paris. In 1871, he photographed the Siege of Paris and from 1871 to 1886, Petit photographed the construction of the Statue of Liberty in Paris. In 1875, he joined the Société française de photographie.
Nationalities
French, Provençal
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photographer
Names
Pierre Petit, Pierre Lamy Petit
Ulan
500028356
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