Atget, Eugène, 1857-1927

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1857-02-12
Death 1927-08-04
French
French

Biographical notes:

Originally trained as an actor before beginning his photographic career in the late 1890s, Atget is best known for his views of Paris from streetscapes and storefronts, to portraits of shopkeepers.

From the description of Eugene Atget Collection. [ca. 1900-1956, bulk ca. 1900-1910]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122602054

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Ark ID:
w6611jbh
SNAC ID:
19866375

Subjects:

  • Architecture--Photographs--1900-1930
  • Storefronts--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Sculpture--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Gardens--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Cathedrals--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Parks--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Statues--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Architectural elements--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Courtyards--Photographs--1900-1910
  • Nature--Photographs--1900-1910

Occupations:

  • Photographers

Places:

  • Chatenay-Malabry (France) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Beauvais (France) (as recorded)
  • Paris (France) (as recorded)
  • Bourg-la-Reine (France) (as recorded)