Eugène Atget - Photographs New York Thursday, April 8, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from Berenice Abbott

  • Literature

    Weyhe, Atget: Photographe de Paris, pl. 20
    Abbott, The World of Atget, pl. 49
    Nesbit, Atget's Seven Albums, p. 112
    Szarkowski, Atget, p. 45
    Szarkowski and Hambourg, The Work of Atget, Vol. IV: Modern Times, pl. 28
    Taschen, Eugène Atget: Paris, p. 45

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include; Joueur d’orgue, circa 1898-1899; Rue Norvins, 1922; Reparateur de Scies, Sawblade Sharpener, 1899-1900; Le Fiacre Avant Les Pneus, 1898; Untitled (Meat Display), n.d.


Selected Images

Five gelatin silver prints, printed later by Berenice Abbott.
Each approximately 6 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. (16.5 x 23.2 cm) or the reverse
Three prints signed by Abbott, four prints with 'Atget/Abbott' credit stamps and one print with 'Photo E. Atget/ Collection Berenice Abbott' and 'Julien Levy Gallery' stamps, all on the reverse of the mounts.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $5,670

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairman, Americas



New York Auction 8 April 2021