Jacques Henri Lartigue  (French, 1894-1986) 

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Suzanne Lenglen training, Nice

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Suzanne Lenglen training, Nice
circa 1915

Atlas Gallery
Jacques Henri Lartigue, Grand Prix of the A.C.F. - a Delage

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Grand Prix of the A.C.F. - a Delage
1912

Hyperion Press Limited
Jacques Henri Lartigue, Bichonnade 40 rue Cortambert, Paris

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Bichonnade 40 rue Cortambert, Paris
1905

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Mr. Folletete (Plitt) and Tupy Paris, March

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Mr. Folletete (Plitt) and Tupy Paris, March
1912

Hyperion Press Limited
Jacques Henri Lartigue, Still Life with Disembodied Hands, Fruit, and Vase

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Still Life with Disembodied Hands, Fruit, and Vase
circa 1930

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Renee - Paris to Aix-les-Bains

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Renee - Paris to Aix-les-Bains
1931

Staley-Wise Gallery
Jacques Henri Lartigue, Huguette Sabouret au Château des Essarts

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Huguette Sabouret au Château des Essarts
1942

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Bibi

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Bibi
1923

G. Gibson Gallery
Jacques Henri Lartigue, Invitation - Instants de Vie

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Invitation - Instants de Vie
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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Dani, Palm Beach, Cannes

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Dani, Palm Beach, Cannes, 1931
gelatin silver print

 

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Renée Perle in a white dress

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Renée Perle in a white dress, 1930-1931
gelatin silver print

 

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Sur la route de Paris à Rouzat

 

Jacques Henri Lartigue
Sur la route de Paris à Rouzat, 1919
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1894   Born at Courbevoie, France in June
1900   Using his father's camera (and with his help), Jacques Lartigue takes his first photographs.
1902   Henri Lartigue gives Jacques his first camera: a 13 x 18 chamber in wood.
1904   His father continues to give him cameras, which become progressively more sophisticated, lighter and easier to handle. Jacques can now photograph anything (including movement) and, thanks to a stereoscopic camera, can even produce three- dimensional images (taking some 5,000 up to 1928).
1911   At the Sorbonne, he attends the lectures of Marius Aubert, assistant to Gabriel Lippmann who is perfecting a new process of color photography.
1912   Jacques Lartigue adds a new camera to his collection, a Nettel 6 x 13, which will enable him to photograph panoramic views.
1912   He is given a "Pathé" film camera by his father.
1914   Germany declares war on France. Jacques Lartigue's conscription is deferred for health reasons
1915   With ambitions of becoming a painter, Jacques Lartigue enters the Académie Jullian, where he studies under Laurens and Decheneau.
1916   Lartigue puts himself and his racing car (a Pic-Pic 16 hp) at the disposal of the army doctors staffing the hospitals of Paris.
1919   17 December: Jacques Lartigue marries Madeleine Messager, daughter of André Messager, composer and former director of the Opéra-comique, Paris, Covent Garden, London, and the Paris Opera.
1922   In Cannes, he photographs the soon-to-be- famous Suzanne Lenglen during training.
1923   Jacques Lartigue takes his first photographs using artificial light.
1932   Acted as assistant director on the film ‘Le Roi Pausole’ for which he also took the official photographs
1954   Albert Plécy publishes some of Lartigue's photographs in Point de vue and Images du monde
1955   Lartigue's photographs of Pablo Picasso and Jean Cocteau receive worldwide publicity.
1964   From this point on, Lartigue uses 24 x 36 reflex cameras (Pentax, Canon, Olympus).
1966   With the international publication of Family A/bum, Lartigue's work becomes known throughout the world.
1970   Publication of the book Diary of a Century (Stills from ray Life), conceived by the photographer Richard Avedon and containing photographs by Jacques-Henri Lartigue taken after 1930.
1974   Appointed official photographer to mark Valéry Giscard d'Estaing's seven years as president.
1976   Jacques-Henri Lartigue carries out a photographic commission entitled La Star et son couturier, featuring actresses and costume designers.
1977   Lartigue carries out a series of portraits of Marc Chagall, at his home in Vence. The photographs are published in Vogue the following year.
1979   Jacques-Henri Lartigue donates his entire photgraphic work to the French state, comprising 130 original albums designed and captioned by himself, and some 100,000 negatives and prints in black and white and color.
1986   Died in Nice in September
1964   First French retrospective of Lartrigue's work at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris :"Lartigue 8 x 80".
1963   The exhibition entitled "The Photographs of Jacques-Henri Lartigue" at the Museum of Modem Art, New York, launches the artistic career of "Lartigue the photographer". Following the American custom, he adds his father's first name to his own, becoming Jacques-Henri Lartigue.
1955   At the Galerie d'Orsay in Paris, Gens d'Images mounts an exhibition of photographs by Brassaï, Doisneau, Man Ray, and Lartigue.
1922   Exhibits his work at the Georges Petit gallery and in a number of Paris salons.