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This artwork, L'Oranger (with Shadow of Photographer and His Camera) by Eugène Atget, is currently for sale at Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd..
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Eugène Atget, L'Oranger (with Shadow of Photographer and His Camera)
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TITLE:  L'Oranger (with Shadow of Photographer and His Camera)
ARTIST:  Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927)
WORK DATE:  circa 1900 - printed 1900
CATEGORY:  Photographs
MATERIALS:  Albumen print, on original mount.
SIZE:  8-1/2 x 6-13/16 in. (216 x 173 mm)
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.  (215) 822-5662  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  The orange tree is a very famous image by Atget because the image includes a "self-portrait" of the shadow of the photographer and his large view camera.
There is a copy of this image in the Bibliotheque des arts decoratifs.
PROVENANCE:  Eugene Atget; Etienne-Jules Marey; family of photographer.
LITERATURE:  Szarkowsk and Hambourg, The Work of Atget, Volume 1, Old France, p.29, pl.1
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