Atget, Eugène, 1857-1927

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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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referencedIn Fogg Art Museum 19th-century history of photography collection, 1844-1900 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). The work of Atget, Modern times. 1985: Archives pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). The work of Atget, Old France. 1981-1982: Archives pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn History of photography collection, 1840-1986 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Atget, Eugene. [Eugene Atget] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Atget, Eugène, 1857-1927. [Eugène Atget : International Art & Artists File]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991. Berenice Abbott : [vertical file]. Morris Museum of Art Library
referencedIn Atget, Eugene : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Atget, Eugène, 1857-1927. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Atget, Eugène, 1857-1927. Atget, Eugene : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Atget, Eugene : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Atget, Eugene, 1856-1927. Eugene Atget Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Weston, Edward, 1886-1958. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1928-1939, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Atget, Eugene, 1857-1927 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991. person
associatedWith Eugene Atget, person
associatedWith Moulin-Rouge (Night club : Paris, France). corporateBody
associatedWith Musee national de Versailles. corporateBody
associatedWith Musee national du Chateau de Fontainebleau. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Parc de Saint-Cloud (France). corporateBody
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Weston, Edward, 1886-1958. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chatenay-Malabry (France)
France
Beauvais (France)
Paris (France)
Bourg-la-Reine (France)
Subject
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
Occupation
Photographers
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Person

Birth 1857-02-12

Death 1927-08-04

French

French

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