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Image: Maison Close, 106 Avenue de Suffren

Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo
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Maison Close, 106 Avenue de Suffren

ca. 1921 (possibly printed later)
20th century
164 x 223 mm (6.5 x 8.8 in.)

Eugène Atget, French, (1857–1927)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Marks: Inscribed in black ink on verso: “Maison Close 231”; stamped in purple ink on verso: “PHOTO E. ATGET / COLLECTION BERENICE ABBOTT / 1 W. 67th ST.”; stamped in black ink on verso: “ALL RIGHTS RESERVED”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “EA 4345”
Bibliography: See The Worlds of Atget (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1985) for related images of comparable subjects (the basis for this print’s estimated date of ca. 1921).
Credit Line: Gift of Andrew Szegedy-Maszak (Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek and Professor of Classical Studies) and Elizabeth Bobrick in honor of Philip Trager (BA Wesleyan 1956, DFA 2008) and Ina Trager, 2015
Accession Number: 2015.17.1

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • doors - Barriers which swing, slide, tilt, or fold to close a doorway, usually of solid and finished construction and usually leading to or separating interior spaces. Use also for similar features that close a container or a piece of case furniture. For barriers of less solid or finished construction, and usually separating two exterior spaces, use "gates." [April 1993 related term added. March 1993 descriptor moved. February 1993 scope note changed.]
  • France - TGN 1000070
  • houses - Individual dwellings designed to be occupied by a single tenant or family. [July 1995 descriptor moved. March 1995 scope note added. November 1992 related term added.]
  • windows - An opening in the wall of a building, serving to admit light, usually to permit vision, and often to admit air. [March 1993 descriptor moved.]

  • image Dimensions: 164 x 223 mm (6.5 x 8.8 in.)

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