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    Eugene Atget (French, 1857-1927)
    L'Oranger (with Shadow of Photographer and His Camera), circa 1890
    Albumen print, printed circa 1900
    8-5/8 x 6-7/8 inches (21.9 x 17.5 cm) (image/sheet)

    Reportedly taken in Nice, this image is unique for its inclusion of a "self portrait" of the artist, and his visibly large camera.

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Etienne-Jules Marey, by descent;
    Current owner.

    LITERATURE:
    J. Szarkowski and M. Hambourg, The Work of Atget, Vol. 1: Old France, Gordon Fraser, 1981, pl. 1, p. 29;
    D. Gayraud, La Photographie à Nice, Monaco et dans les Alpes-Maritimes au XIXe siècle, Academia Nissarda, 2016, p. 43.


    More information about Eugene Atget, also known as Atget, Eugene, Atget, Jean Eugène Auguste, Atget, Jean Eugene Auguste, Eugène Atget.

    Condition Report*: Overall excellent condition. Very minor discoloration visible at extreme edges of sheet; not visible when mat is closed. A very few minor soft creases visible under raking light. Sheet is adhered by the corners on verso to paper support measuring 12 7/8 by 9 1/2 inches. Paper mount is cornered to modern board. Window mat measures 20 by 16 inches. Not framed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    28th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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