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Water Lilies

Artist:
Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)
Date:
1910 or earlier
Medium:
Gelatin silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 17.6 x 22.7 cm (6 15/16 x 8 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Mrs. Walter Annenberg and The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.521
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative, BR: "698" [in reverse]; inscribed in pencil in Atget's hand on print, verso TL: "Nimphaia" and "698"; stamped in black ink on print, verso C: "E. ATGET/ Rue Campagne-Premiere, 17 bis"; inscribed in pencil on print, [right of stamp]: "17 bis"
Eugène Atget; [...]; [Helios, Arts Inc., New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, September 22, 1977

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

Hambourg, Maria Morris, and John Szarkowski. The Work of Atget: The Ancien Régime. Vol. 3. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983. fig. pl. 48.



This image was likely taken at the botanical garden of Bagatelle, a park on the outskirts of Paris.
Another print of this image is held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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