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Versailles Park

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Eugène Atget is known for his photographs of Paris. An independent entrepreneur, Atget created an immense archive of views of Paris and nearby palaces and parks, such as Versailles and Saint-Cloud, for a clientele of artists, libraries, and museums. This photograph of the park at Versailles...

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Inscription

Inscribed in negative, l. l.: (reversed 6). Inscribed in graphite, across left edge, verso: "Versailles 6350 (or 6390; third digit difficult to read)"

Provenance

Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA; purchased by MFA from Robert Klein Gallery November 1989.

Credit Line

Helen B. Sweeney Fund

1902

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.1 x 21.8 cm (7 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.322

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gold-toned albumen print from glass-plate negative, unmounted

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