Etudes de Formes

Maurice Tabard (French, Lyons 1897–1984 Nice)
Gelatin silver print
21.8 x 16.5 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on print, verso C to CR: "Photo Tabard (Studio Deberny et Peignot)"; inscribed in black ink on print, verso C: "Abzug Lehweise", "Das Rad, Vorderantreib"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UL, on slant, UR: "P. Barchan", "884. [covered by hinge]"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "T-D [?]"; stamped in red ink on print, verso C, in box: "Pawel Barchan // 159 Bd Montparnasse // Paris 6e // Tél. Danton 48-42"; stamped in violet ink on print, verso C, upside down: "EN CAS DE REPRODUCTION // PRIERE DE MENTIONNER // STUDIO DEBERNY ET PEIGNOT"; inscribed in ink on print, verso LC, upside down: "Barchan = 40"
Pawel Barchan; [Alain Paviot to Waddell, November 12, 1985]; John C. Waddell

According to JCW, Paviot stated that Deberny et Peignot were the printer and studio for "Photographie." Pawel Barchan was a small art and fashion press agency that provided numerous pictures to Deberny et Peignot for reproduction.