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Berenice Abbott

American photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Abbott worked in Paris as a darkroom assistant to American Surrealist photographer Man Ray in 1923. Although she is responsible for bringing international recognition to the work of French photographer Eugène Atget, she is best known for her black and white photographs of New York in transition in the 1930s.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500020631.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Berenice Abbott:

Berenice Abbott Boston: Custom House Block on Long Wharf, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: Custom House Street at Corner of India Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: N. Market Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: N. Market Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: S. Market Street—Quincy Market, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: Commercial Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: 82–100 North Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: 109–125 Broad Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: 185–195 State Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: Way Street at Corner of Harrison Avenue, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: West Broadway at Dorchester Avenue, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: Pinckney Street at Joy Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: 70–73 Beacon Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: 456–476 Shawmut Avenue, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Boston: Dillaway Street to Hollis Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: Lafayette Street, Colonnade Row, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: 6–12 Washington Square North, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: Cherry Street, 1931 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: 35–45 Peck Slip, ca. 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: SW Corner, Front Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: NE Corner, Water Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: SE Corner, Beekman & Cliff Streets, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott New York: NW Corner, Washington & Murray Streets, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Philadelphia: 326–334 Spruce Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Philadelphia: 219–225 Fifth Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Philadelphia: 1406–1420 Spruce Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Philadelphia: NW Corner, Fourth & Vine Streets, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: 12–18 W. Hamilton Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: 601–611 Mt. Vernon Place, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: 508–524 Cathedral Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: 620–628 West Franklin Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: 800–810 Cathedral Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: SE Corner, Asquith & McElderry Streets, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Baltimore: 11 East Liberty Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Charleston: 85–91 East Bay Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Charleston: 178–184 East Bay Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Charleston: 133–141 Church Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Charleston: 225–233 King Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Charleston: Meeting Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Albany, NY, 761–775 Broadway, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Albany, NY, 264–266 N. Pearl Street, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Albany, NY, 2–6 Hall Place, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Newcastle, Delaware: Brick Houses, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Newcastle, Delaware: Stucco Houses, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Bouckville, NY: Post Office block, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Chicopee, Massachusetts: Brick Houses, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Chicopee, Massachusetts: Brick Shops & Houses, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Hotels: Allyn House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Hotels: Hotel Continental, Saratoga Springs, NY, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Hotels: Bloomfields, Richfield Springs, NY, 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Manhattan Skyline: From Boulevard East and Hudson Place, Weehawken, New Jersey, 1937, 1937 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott El at the Bowery, NY, ca. 1936 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Fifth Avenue, Numbers 4, 6, and 8, NY, ca. 1936 (printed later, before 1970) Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Flatiron Building, Broadway and Fifth Avenue, New York, ca. 1938 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Hardware Store, 316–318 Bowery, NY, ca. 1938 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Jacob Heymann Butcher Shop, 345 Sixth Avenue, NY, 1938 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Hoboken Ferry Terminal, Barclay Street, NY, ca. 1935 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Lyric Theatre, 100 Third Avenue, NY, ca. 1936 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott John Watts Statue from Trinity Church, NY, ca. 1938 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Magnetism and Electricity, Cambridge, MA, ca. 1958-1961 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Soap Bubbles, NY, ca. 1940 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott US Route 1, Baltimore, MD, ca. 1954 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Milliken’s General Store, Bridgewater, ME, ca. 1954 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Superhot, Daytona Beach, FL, ca. 1954 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott View of Exchange Place from Broadway, New York, ca. 1934 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Statuary Shop [Saints for Sale], Water Street, New York, ca. 1930 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Gasoline Station, Tremont Avenue and Dock Street, Bronx, ca. 1936 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Rope Store: Peerless Equipment Company, 109 South Street, New York, ca. 1938 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Poultry Shop, East 7th Street, New York, ca. 1935 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Yuban Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn, ca. 1936 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Gasoline Station, Tenth Avenue, New York, 1935 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Brick Buildings, Corlerar Street, New York, 1936 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Gasoline Station, US Route 1, New Jersey, ca. 1954 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Sobol Gasoline Station at Night, New York, 1935 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Under the El Tracks at the Battery, 1932 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Portrait of Edward Hopper, Greenwich Village, NY, ca. 1948 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott August PingPank Barber School, New York, ca. 1935 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Rothman’s Pawn Shop, New York, 1938 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Texaco Station, New York, 1936 Gelatin silver print
Berenice Abbott Old Post Office, Broadway and Park Row, ca. 1938 (printed later) Gelatin silver print on photographic paper mounted on board
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