962 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028
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 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 and AIPAD and participates in Paris Photo and the AIPAD Photography Show. The gallery is located at 962 Park Avenue at 82nd Street in New York City.
Works Available By:
Julia Margaret Cameron
Alvin Langdon Coburn
Frederick H. Evans
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
Oscar Gustav Rejlander
William Henry Fox Talbot
Benjamin Brecknell Turner
Joseph vicomte Vigier
Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc., New York
"Adiantum Pedantum (United States)"
The French and English fleets, Cherbourg
Bridge of Sighs, St. John's College, Cambridge
"Circe," Kate Keown
"Steps to the Chapter House, Wells Cathedral"
French Landscapes and Other Views
September 11, 2023 - October 13, 2023
"French Landscapes and Other Views" is on view at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs through October 13, 2023. The exhibition includes works by Le Gray, Le Secq, Marville, Cuvelier, Nègre, Baldus, and Vigier.
Édouard Baldus: Landscapes and Monuments
May 18, 2023 - August 18, 2023
Édouard Baldus: Landscapes and Monuments, a carefully selected group of high-quality prints, is on view at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs and is now extended through August 18, 2023. Subjects range from the Louvre and Versaille in Paris to landscapes made along the railway line south to the Mediterranean coast.
Calvert R. Jones: Photographs and Drawings
January 20, 2023 - April 28, 2023
Reverend Calvert Richard Jones (1802-1877), the Welsh marine artist, is recognized as one of the most talented and sophisticated of the early photographers. The recent emergence of previously unknown calotypes, daguerreotypes and drawings from his family archive reveal a diverse and colorful artistic career. Most of these works are being exhibited for the first time. Now extended through 28 April.
Visions of Egypt & Nubia by J. B. Greene, Félix Teynard and Others | Now Extended
September 19, 2022 - December 23, 2022
Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820-1884)
"Le Nil à Assouan," Egypt, 1867
Albumen print from waxed paper negative
30.9 x 40.7 cm
Anna Atkins to Doris Ulmann
May 2, 2022 - July 1, 2022
Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc. presents "Anna Atkins to Doris Ulmann," 19th and early 20th century photographs, drawings and specimens from nature by Anna Atkins, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lucy Fleming, Mary Wyatt, Blanche Shelley, Gertrude Käsebier, Bertha Jaques, Bertha Wehnert-Beckmann and Doris Ulmann.
January 20, 2022 - April 8, 2022
Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc. presents "Pairings," a selection of 19th century photographs by Charles Nègre, William Henry Fox Talbot, B. B. Turner, Roger Fenton, Bisson Frères, Dr. John Murray, Henry Stevens and others. The installation features works whose juxtapositions reveal their inherent or extrinsic affinities, be they similar images made by different processes, contrasting images in negative/positive pairs, or images of kindred subject matter. NOW EXTENDED
Facing the Camera II
September 27, 2021 - December 23, 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. Now extended through December 23rd, 2021.
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