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A Corner of Place Mouffetard, between 1900 and 1927

  • Eugène Atget, French, 1857-1927

Albumen print

  • Image: 6 3/8 × 8 1/2 inches (16.2 × 21.6 cm) Mount: 14 5/8 × 11 1/4 inches (37.1 × 28.6 cm)

Gift of anonymous donor



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

In purple ink, stamped, on verso of mount, centered: PHOTO E. | ATGET | COLLECTION BERENICE ABBOTT | 1W. 67th ST.

Inscribed in black ink, on verso of mount, top center: UnCoin Place Mouffetard 362 In pencil, on verso of mount, lower left corner: #1113 [underscored] | myo.

Berenice Abbott. 1982-present, gift the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Barr, Nancy. Picturing Paris, 1850 to the Present: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1995, p. 9. Atget's Vision. Exh. cat., Edwynn Houk Gallery. Chicago, 1981, p. 18 (ill.).

Eugène Atget, A Corner of Place Mouffetard, between 1900 and 1927, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of anonymous donor, F81.444.