Skip to main content
962 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028
By Appointment
212 794 2064
Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc., established in New York in 1984, is a dealer in nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs. The gallery is most recognized for representing the work of William Henry Fox Talbot, who announced his invention of photography in 1839, and other early photographers, including Gustave Le Gray, Anna Atkins, Charles Nègre, Julia Margaret Cameron, Roger Fenton, J. B. Greene, and others. Recently, the gallery has been including more recent and contemporary artists whose work is often inspired by, and resonates with, that of the earliest photographers. Publications include monographs and catalogues under the series title Sun Pictures. Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc. is a member of the ADAA, PADA, and AIPAD, and participates in The ADAA Art Show, Paris Photo, and Paris Photo New York in association with AIPAD. The gallery is located at 962 Park Avenue at 82nd Street in New York City.
Works Available By:
Eugène Atget
Anna Atkins
Charles Aubry
Edouard Baldus
Hippolyte Bayard
Bisson Frères
Adolphe Braun
Julia Margaret Cameron
Giacomo Caneva
Lewis Carroll
Alvin Langdon Coburn
Eugène Cuvelier
Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre
Edgar Degas
Louis-Emile Durandelle
Frederick H. Evans
Roger Fenton
Hippolyte Fizeau
Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey
John Beasley Greene
Hill & Adamson
Calvert R. Jones
Le Dien & Le Gray
Gustave Le Gray
Henri Le Secq
John Dillwyn Llewelyn
Etienne-Jules Marey
Charles Marville
John Murray
Charles Nègre
Hugh Owen
Victor Regnault
Oscar Gustav Rejlander
Louis Robert
Horatio Ross
John Ruskin
Auguste Salzmann
Edward Steichen
William Henry Fox Talbot
Félix Teynard
Linnaeus Tripe
Benjamin Brecknell Turner
Joseph vicomte Vigier
and others


Hans P. Kraus Jr., New York
Willows Along the Scarp River, near Arras
Ark 2005
Jeanie Wilson and Annie Linton, Newhaven, "They were twa bonnie lasses"
Lyon flood
Still life with fish
> <

Current Exhibition

Facing the Camera II

September 27, 2021 - November 24, 2021
The exhibition presents 19th-century portraits by Julia Margaret Cameron, J. B. Greene, Hill & Adamson, O. G. Rejlander, Edward Steichen, William Henry Fox Talbot, and Adam Fuss, among others.

Past Exhibitions

A Summer Selection

August 2, 2021 - September 23, 2021

Ernst Heeger

Critters: Hand-Colored Zoological Photomicrographs, Vienna 1860-1861

January 21, 2021 - June 30, 2021
This exhibition contains 23 hand-colored salt print photomicrographs by Ernst Heeger (Austrian, 1783-1866) from the portfolio Album microscopisch-photographischer Darstellungen aus dem Gebiete der Zoologie (Album of microscopic photographs from the Field of Zoology), the world's first extensive collection of original photographs made using a solar microscope. Now extended through June 30, 2021!

Wading Through Water

October 1, 2020 - December 23, 2020
Wading Through Water, an exhibition of work by photography’s masters, is on view at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs from October 1 through December 23, 2020. The exhibition presents a selection of chiefly 19th century photographs, beginning with H. Fox Talbot’s Rustic Bridge and ending with ARK by Adam Fuss, and includes pictures from Britain, France and China. Among the exhibited artists are Eugène Cuvelier, Roger Fenton, André Giroux, J. B. Greene, Hill & Adamson, Gustave Le Gray, Linnaeus Tripe, Tung Hing, and vicomte Vigier, among others.

L.J.M. Daguerre, William Henry Fox Talbot, Sir John Herschel, Calvert Jones, and Gustave Le Gray, among others

Drawing: The Muse of Photography

January 24, 2020 - July 17, 2020
Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820-1884) La Joconde, d'après un dessin d'Aimé Millet, 1854-1855, Coated salt or albumen print, 28.7 x 19.2 cm

By Hoof, Paw, Wing or Fin: Creatures in Photographs

September 17, 2019 - November 15, 2019

Summer Ladies: Early Photographs of and by Women

June 18, 2019 - August 16, 2019

Permanence and Change: Architectural Views

September 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018

Facing the Camera

January 16, 2018 - March 16, 2018