Restaurant in Old Paris (Restaurant au Vieux Paris)
1934 (printed later)
190 x 243 mm (7.5 x 9.6 in.)
Medium and Support:
Gelatin silver print from solarized negative
Signed in black ink, lower right corner: “ILSE / BING / 1934”; signed in pencil on verso: “ILSE / BING / 1934”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “4/15”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “La Vieux Paris (behind St. Germain de Pués)”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “IBMB-317”
For discussions of Ilse Bing’s experiments with solarization, see Nancy C. Barret, Ilse Bing: Three Decades of Photography (New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1985), p. 25; Larisa Dryansky, Ilse Bing: Photography through the Looking Glass (New York: Abrams, 2006), pp. 50–51.
Gift of Gary Ginsberg and Susanna Aaron (BA Wesleyan 1981), 2015