2 April 2019
EUGÈNE ATGET (1857–1927)
Paris: Eugène Atget, 1890s. Album of eighty-four albumen prints. Each print numbered, some additionally titled by the artist in pencil (verso). Each image/sheet approximately 8 3/4 x 7 in. (22.2 x 17.8 cm.). Accompanied by leather-bound album with 120 pages, each variously numbered and titled by the artist in pencil. Sixty-eight prints with numbers and/or titles that correspond with album pages; the remaining sixteen prints not corresponding with any of the album pages. The spine of the album titled 'Vieux Paris' and numbered '6'. Overall album dimensions 14 x 12 x 2 in. (35.6 x 30.5 x 5 cm.).
Acquired by the present owner, Paris, 1989.
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