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Etang, Ville-d'Avray

Artist:
Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)
Date:
1923–25
Medium:
Matte albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 17.4 x 22.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.435
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative, BR: "1215," [in reverse]; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BC: "Ville d'Avray (Etang)"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso TL "D // 1215"; stamped in black ink on print, verso C: "E. ATGET // Rue Campagne-Première, 17 bis"; inscribed in pencil on print, [right of stamp]: "17 bis"
Eugène Atget; Berenice Abbott; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, VT]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, June 2, 1979

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 41b," October 3, 2005–January 8, 2006.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "The Art of Photography 1839-1989," February 4, 1989–April 30, 1989.

National Gallery of Australia. "The Art of Photography 1839-1989," June 17, 1989–August 27, 1989.

Royal Academy of Arts. "The Art of Photography 1839-1989," September 23, 1989–December 23, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Framing a Century: Master Photographers, 1840–1940," June 3, 2008–September 1, 2008.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Earth, Sea, and Sky: Nature in Western Art–Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 6, 2012–January 4, 2013.

National Museum of China. "Earth, Sea, and Sky: Nature in Western Art–Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 8, 2013–May 9, 2013.

Abbott, Berenice. The World of Atget. New York: Horizon Press, 1964. no. pl. 180.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, and John Szarkowski. The Work of Atget: Old France. Vol. 1. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981. fig. 71.

Apraxine, Pierre. Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company. Reeds Springs, Mo.: White Oak Press, 1985. pl. 147.

Weaver, Mike, ed. The Art of Photography, 1839–1989. New Haven: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1989. p. 264.

Barnet, Peter, and Atsuyuki Nakahara. Earth, Sea, and Sky: Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tokyo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 85, pp. 142, 243.



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