Braun, Adolphe

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Braun, Adolphe Gender: M
Jean Adolphe Braun
born on 13 June 1812 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Besançon, France, 47n15, 6e02
Timezone LMT m6e02 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 22°40' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°08 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 29°40'

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Adolphe Braun (circa 1860)


French photographer, best known for his floral still lifes, Parisian street scenes, and grand Alpine landscapes. One of the most influential French photographers of the 19th century, he used contemporary innovations in photographic reproduction to market his photographs worldwide. In his later years, he used photographic techniques to reproduce famous works of art, which helped advance the field of art history.

He died on 31 December 1877, aged 65, in Dornach, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

In March 2016, Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n° 431 from the online Besançon municipal archives (image 147/350).


  • Vocation : Art : Photography
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Sales