Catalog of Niepce heliographies, including a large part of P. Jay and S. Charles‘s to which were added heliographies and prints that we found mentioned and also the images that were found since P. Jay’s opus publication.

Refer to page 7 for the bibliography.

Prints presently in existence

1

Image :
Landscape in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes (1827)
Type : Viem from nature
Base : Pure tin
Technique : Positive-negative bitumen heliography, unetched
Dimensions : Plate 16,2 x 20,2 cm
Location : Austin (Texas): Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. Coll. H. Gernsheim.
Provenance : F. Bauer
Bibliography : RH(30) ; MBP(325) ; JCC(1894) ; CPPE ; GP(162) ; HGa ; HAG(118) ; CBN(88) ; PJa(86) ; PJb ; HGb(50).



2

Image :
Profile of a beturbanned old man , looking to the left
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact .
Base : copper plate
Technique : Etching
Dimensions : drawing 13,5 x 10,4 cm plate 15,7 X 12,3 cm
Location : Paris — Coll. J. Niepce
Bibliography : PJc




3

Image :
The Cardinal of Amboise (1826)
Inscribed on the verso "realized by Joseph Nicephore Niépce in 1824" ( instead of 1826 ).
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact .
Base : tin plate
Technique : Etching .
Dimensions : Image 16,6 x 13,6 cm. Plate 17,9x14,1 cm.
Location : Musée Niépce. LAC 984 N°6
Origin : Donation by Isidore Niépce (around 1864)
Bibliography : BSFPf(294n°7) ; BSFPi(299) ; GPa(158n°6,107) ; LAC(984n°6); CBN(76B) ; PJa(81) ; PJb(143).


4

Image :
The Cardinal of Amboise (1826)
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact
Base : tin plate
Technique : etching
Dimensions : Image 16,6 x 13 cm. Plate 19,8 x 13,2 cm
Location : Musée Niépce. LAC 985 N°7
Origin : Donation by Isidore Niépce around 1864 .
Bibliography : BSFPf(294) ; GPa(158) ; LAC(985n°7) ; CBN(76c) ; PJa(41).




5

Image :
The Cardinal of Amboise (1826)
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact
Base : tin plate
Technique : etching
Dimensions : image 16,6 x 13,1 cm. plate 18 x 13,9 cm.
Location : Royal Photographic Society (Bath)
Origin : 1924 donation by M . R. W .Robinson to the R.P.S.
Bibliography : RH(30) ; JCC(201) ; CBN(76g) ; PJb(143).




6

Image :
The Holy Family (1826-1827). Inscription on the verso : heliographic etching by Mr Nicephore Niépce given to Mr.Daguerre by the author .
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact.
Base : tin plate
Technique : Etching
Dimensions : image 22,5 x 18,5 cm. whole plate 26,7 x 19,9 cm
Location : Société Française de Photographie
Origin : M. Forest donation (1875 ) .
Bibliography : BSFPe(117) ; BSFPj(59) ; GPa(160n°1) ; RL(13) ; CBN(78b) ; PJb(143)



7

Image :
The Holy Family (1826-1827). (three holes on the edges of the engraving : top left and right , lower left )
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact.
Base : tin plate
Technique : Etching
Dimensions : image 22,5 x 18,4 cm. plate 26,6 x 19,7 cm
Location : Musée Nicéphore Niépce LAC 986 N°8
Bibliography : BSFPf(292n°12) ; GPa(158n°8) ; LAC(986n°8) ; CBN(78c) ; PJa(35) ; PJb(143)



8

Image :
Landscape from a Claude Le Lorrain engraving.
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact
Base : tin plate
Technique : Etching
Dimensions : image 11,9x 17,8 cm. plate 14,2 x 20,8 cm.
Location : Musée Niépce. LA.C. 986 N°9
Bibliography : JC(13n°7) ; BSFPd(294n°16) ; Gpa(158n°9) ; RL(13) ; LAC(986n°9) ; CBN(73b) ; PJa(35) ; PJb(143)


9

Image :
A man standing up, with tousled hair. The Gambler engraving by Charlet (1828)
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact
Base : tin plate
Technique : Etching
Dimensions : image 15,2 x 10,6 cm. plate 20,5 x 13,8 cm
Location : Société Française de Photo-graphie.
Origin : Donation by Eugene Niépce (may 2nd1890)
Bibliography : BSFPg(148) ; BSFPj(59) ; GPa(160n°2) ; CBN(81a).



10

Image :
Ruins of an abbey. Inscriptions by Niépce on the frame : Heliograph from a print by Niépce in 182. On the back of the frame : .Heliographie.First results obtained spontaneously by the action of light by Monsieur Niépse(sic) in Chalon-sur-Saone. A label autographed by Francis Bauer Kew Green : "from a print about 2 and a half feet long F.Bauer Kew Green"
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact
Base : Tin plate
Technique : Etching.
Dimensions : image 10,3 x 13,4 cm. plate 14 x 16,5 cm (roughly)
Location : Royal Photographic Soclety (Bath)
Origin : R.W. Robinson’s donation in 1924.
Bibliography : RH(29n°1) ; PJ(231) ; JCC(201) ; CBN(77)




11

Image :
Christ bearing the cross(around 1827 ?)
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact.
Base : Tin plate
Technique : Etching
Dimensions : Drawing 11,3 x 8,3 cm. whole plate 19,8 x 13,3 cm.
Location : Royal Photographic Society n° 15 428.
Origin : Donation by Ralph W.Robinson (1924)
Bibliography : RH(30n°3) ; JCC(201) ; CBN(75b) ; NN.



12

Image :
A monk with a young man ; getting away from a house,a woman holds her hands together,(may 1829 according Isidore Niépce and his wife)
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact.
Base : Silver copper.
Technique : ?
Dimensions : Drawing : 6 x 4,5 cm, Plate : 8,1 x 6,7 cm.
Location : Coll. Musée Denon (1950) LAC 979 N°1—> Musée Niépce in 2000.
Origin : M.Grozellier donation,landlord in Lux in 1874.
Bibliography : BSFPf(293n°2) ; GPa(157n°1) ; LAC(979n°1) ; CBN(80) ; PJa(35) ; PJb) ; PM..


13

Image :
A greek couple.
Type : Reproduction of a lithograph (by Armant-Gaillat.)
Base : Silver copper
Technique : ?
Dimensions : Drawing : 9 x 7 cm, Plate : 10 x 15,2 cm
Location : Coll. Musée Denon (1950) LAC 980 N°2—> Musée Niépce in 2000.
Origin : Isidore Niépce‘s donation.
Bibliography : JC(13n°8) ; BSFPf(293n°3) ; GPa(157n°2) ; LAC(980n°2) ; CBN(79) ; PJb(143) ; PM.


14

Image :
Landscape with a human figure (round shape.).
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact.
Base : ?
Technique : ?
Dimensions : Drawing : Ø= 12 cm, Plate : 19,2 x 15,2 cm.
Location : Coll. Musée Denon (1950) LAC 982 N°4 > Musée Niépce in 2000
Origin : Isidore Niépce’s donation.
Bibliography : BSFPf(294n°5) ; GPa(158n°4) ; LAC(982) ; PJa(35) ; PM.


15

Image :
Christ bearing the cross (1826). Inscription engraved on the verso of the plate : Heliographic drawing invented by M.J.N.Niépce.1825. donation of M. Isidore Niépce
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact.
Base : Tin or zinc.
Technique : ?
Dimensions : Drawing : 12 x 8 cm, Plate : 16,1 x 13,6 cm.
Location : Coll. Musée Denon (1950) LAC 981 N°3 > Musée Niépce in 2000.
Origin : Given by Nicephore Niépce to Mr.de Champmartin, Isidore’s father-in-law. When he died Isidore inherited it and gave it as a donation to the Denon Museum at the request of the curator around 1864.
Bibliography : EC (79), JC(13n°7) ; VF((246-1) ; BSFPf(293n°4) ; GPa(158n°3) ; LAC(981n°3) ; CBN575a) ; PJa(35) ; PJb(143) ; ) ; PM.




16

Image :
Landscape (1823 according to LAC)
Type : Reproduction of a drawing by contact
Base : ?
Technique : ?
Dimensions : Drawing : 6 x 7 cm, Plate : 8,1 x 8,1 cm.
Location : Coll. Musée Denon (1950) LAC 983 N°5 > Musée Niépce in 2000.
Origin :
Bibliography :
EC (79), BSFPf(294n°6) ; GPa(158n°4) ; LAC(983) ; PJa(35) ) ; PM.