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Last NameGirault de Prangey    
Given NameJoseph Philibert     
alt. NamesJ. P. G. d. P. ;     
Year born1804 in Langres en Haute-Marne    
Year died1892    
Place of deathCourcelles-Val-d'Esnoms    
Father's occupation    
Relativesnoblesse of independent means    
Educationstudied painting in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts and in 1841 he learned daguerreotypy, possibly from Louis Daguerre or from Hippolyte Bayard    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forarchaeolog. documentation w. c.1000 daguerreotypes, partly publ. as engr.e.g., in Monuments Arabes d'Égypte, de Syrie et d'Asie Mineure, 1846    
PatronageSociété Archéologique de Langes (founder in 1834) ;     
Techniquestopogr.,geographic&geolog. painting, lithography & daguerretype ; watercolour and pen&ink studies after photogr.; archaeolog.& botanical stereography    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Girault+de+Prangey ; http://theredlist.fr/wiki-2-16-601-798-view-pioneers-profile-girault-de-prangey-joseph-philibert.html    
Archival sourceshttp://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artMakerDetails?maker=20205    
Published sourcesBenezit ; Jan von Brevern in Science in Context 22,3(2009): 420-2 ; Christoph Mauron (ed.): Miroirs d'Argents (Bulle 2008) ; Thomas (ed.): 1997: 53f. ;    
othermostly known as French painter, painter & lithographer of independent means, 1841-44 also active in tItaly, Switzerland, Spain, & in the Middle East (Greece, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Libanon, Tunesia)    

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