John Beasley Greene (1832 – 1856)

A striking group of photographs comes up for sale next week which merits wider attention than it is likely to get. 

John Beasley Greene (1832 – 1856) was an American archaeologist based in Paris.  As a glance at his dates will show, he died shockingly young, yet not before leaving a quite remarkable body of work.  The website of the Getty Museum furnishes this simple information: Continue reading