Albumen print, from the series "Picturesque Paris"
Inscribed recto, in negative, lower left, backwards, in black: "500"; inscribed verso, along right edge, sideways, in graphite: "Fete du Trône 500 [middle "0" underlined]"; stamped and inscribed verso, center, sideways, in black ink and graphite: "E. ATGET / Rue Campagne-Première [?] [stamped in black ink] / 17 lis [?/underlined]"; inscribed verso, left center, sideways, in graphite: "6314X9"
17.6 × 23 cm (image/paper); 17.7 × 23.1 cm (paper)
Julien Levy Collection, Gift of Jean and Julien Levy
Extended information about this artwork
Travis, David. 1976. “Photographs from the Julien Levy Collection: Starting with Atget.” Exh. cat. front cover, cat. 8.
Schaffner, Ingrid and Lisa Jacobs. 1998. “Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery.” Exh. cat. The MIT Press. p. 131, pl. 37.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photographs from the Julien Levy Collection: Starting with Atget,” December 11, 1976–February 20, 1977; traveled to the International Center of Photography, New York, April 21-May 29, 1977; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, November 4-December 18 1977; Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 13-Ferbruary 26, 1978; Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois, March 16-April 30, 1978; and Cincinnati Art Museum, November 17-December 24, 1978. (David Travis)
New York, New York, The Equitable Gallery, “Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery,” August 13–October 31, 1998.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Paris: Photographs from a Time that Was,” August 13–November 6, 2005. (David Travis)
Art Institute of Chicago, “When Collecting Was New: Photographs from the Robert A. Taub Collection,” December 15, 2012–May 12, 2013. (Michal Raz-Russo)
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