On Wednesday, June 1, 2022, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco viewed the photo exhibition entitled, Painter and Photographer Prince Albert I: Louis Tinayre at Spitzberg, 1906-1907, held at the Saint Martin Gardens in Monaco-Ville.
According to the Palais Princier, Prince Albert I of Monaco met Mr. Louis Tinayre at the Paris Universal Exposition in 1900. Appreciating Mr. Tinayre’s work, Prince Albert I asked the artist to illustrate the 3rd Edition of his travel story entitled, The Career of a Navigator.
From 1904, Mr. Tinayre participated in all of Prince Albert I’s oceanographic campaigns, for which he is responsible, at sea as well as on land.
The Painter and Photographer Prince Albert I: Louis Tinayre at Spitzberg, 1906-1907, is organized by the Prince Albert I Committee in collaboration with the Palais Princier de Monaco Archives and the Audio-Visual Institute. Later in the summer, the exhibition will be on display at the Antoine I Quay Room along with the exhibition, Mission Polaire.