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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)

    Saint-Cloud, 1923

    Price Realised  

    EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927)
    Saint-Cloud, 1923
    arrowroot print
    numbered '1218' in negative; 'Eugène Atget Photograph/Collection Berenice Abbott' stamp on reverse of flush-mount; Edwynn Houk Gallery label on backing board
    8¾ x 6 7/8in. (22.2 x 17.4cm.)


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    Provenance

    From the artist to Berenice Abbott, 1920s;
    to a private collection;
    with Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York;
    to a private collection;
    Christie's New York, 4 October 2001, lot 46;
    acquired by present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    Vision of Paris, Macmillan, 1963, p.165; Borcoman, Eugène Atget 1857-1927, National Gallery of Canada, 1984, p.129, no.128, variant.