Eugene Atget - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Eugene Atget

Place: Libourne

Born: 1857

Death: 1927

Nationality: France


Eugène Atget (French: [adʒɛ] 12 February 1857 – 4 August 1927) was a French flâneur and a pioneer of documentary photography, noted for his determination to document all of the architecture and street scenes of Paris before their disappearance to modernization. Most of his photographs were first published by Berenice Abbott after his death. An insp...

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