About This Image

Printed by Berenice Abbott from Atget's damaged negatives with a "Eugene Atget Photograph, Collection Berenice Abbott" stamp on verso, plus other handwriting. This image set a World Auction Record for Atget at $686,500 in a print by Atget himself, and this may be one of the earliest prints of the image made by Abbott. Prints of this image by Abbott are scarce and sought after. Provenance: from the artist about 1960 to photographer Maggie Smith, life partner of W.Eugene Smith. See: Nesbit, Atget's Seven Albums, Fortifications de Paris, p.112, pl.91; 20th-Century Photography Museum Ludwig Cologne, (Tachen 1996) p.27; Borcoman, Eugene Atget 1857-1927, (Galerie Nationale du Canada, Ottawa, 1984), p.108.

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Joueur d'Orgue (Organ-Grinder and Girl)
Joueur d'Orgue (Organ-Grinder and Girl)
Jean-Eugene-Auguste Atget Joueur d'Orgue (Organ-Grinder and Girl)

Price $10,000
Sale Price $7,000

Additional Images

Joueur d'Orgue (Organ-Grinder and Girl)
Main Image

Ref.# 13029

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1898-99  Print Date 1930s

Dimensions 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 in. (216 x 165 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France


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