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Versailles

Artist:
Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)
Date:
1923
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
16.9 x 21.5 cm (6 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.353
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in negative on print, recto LR, [backwards]: "1168"; stamped in purple ink on mount, verso C: "PHOTO E. ATGET // COLLECTION BERENICE ABBOTT // W. 67th ST. // COPYRIGHT"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "Gladiateur - Versailles 1168"
Berenice Abbott; Julien Levy to Pfeifer; [Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery to Waddell, January 12, 1980]; John C. Waddell

This sculpture by Michael Mosnier is a copy of the Roman sculpture in the Capitoline Museum. This print was shown in the first American exhibition of Atget's photographs at Weyhe Gallery in 1930.
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