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Fontaine, Sceaux

Artist:
Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1921
Medium:
Gelatin silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 22.1 x 17.3 cm (8 11/16 x 6 13/16 in.) Mount: 37.1 x 28.8 cm (14 5/8 x 11 5/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Sam Salz Foundation Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.531
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "Sceaux-Fontaine // 6933"; stamped in purple ink on mount, verso C: "PHOTO E. ATGET // COLLECTION BERENICE ABBOTT // 1 W. 67th ST. // COPYRIGHT"; typed label affixed to mount, verso BC: "Atget, Jean-August Eugene // 1857-1927 // SCEAUX (fontaine) // (no. Atget (6933)"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso BR: "Cg 1"
Eugène Atget; Berenice Abbott; Private Collection, New York; [Mark Kelman, New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, January 10, 1979

Large negative number of this print suggests this picture was taken late in Atget's career, as negatives are numbered consecutively
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