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Eugène Atget

[French Photographer, ca.1856-1927]

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Original works by Eugène Atget available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteEastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
72 works online by Atget

Notable SiteEugene Atget at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Eugène Atget online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Many works online

Notable SiteEugene Atget at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Etang de Corot, Ville-d'Avray, 1900-10

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
8 works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art  

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Street Peddler (Petit Marchand)
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Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Quai d'Anjou in a Morning Fog
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Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Statues, St. Cloud, photograph

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Online exhibition: "Eugène Atget"

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Versailles, Dying Gaul (Apollo Belvedere in the Background)

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Versailles, Maison Close, Petit Place, 1921

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Joueur d'Orgue

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Street Paver, 1910

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Rouen, Rue de Bac, 28 et 30, 1907

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntington, Pennsylvania
Storefront (note that actual JPG image is larger than displayed on the page)

Eugene Atget in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Montana Museum of Art and Culture, Missoula
Bar de Cabaret, 1910

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Eugène Atget

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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3 photographs by Eugène Atget online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

State Museums of Berlin
2 photographs online

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Info about a 2007 exhibition: Eugène Atget: Unintentional Surrealist?

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

 
Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)  

Masters of Photography  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Photo Seminars Online

Photography @ Temple University Online

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
See the "Photography Encyclopedia" entry, which is actually from The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005)

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Eugene Atget  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Time Magazine
"Images from Old France: Eugene Atget's camera recorded a vanished, rural world", 1981 article by Robert Hughes


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Paris Changing: Revisiting Eugene Atget's Paris


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Atget's Paris


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Atget the Pioneer


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Eugene Atget: Paris 1857-1927


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Eugene Atget: Paris


 
 
 
 
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Fontaine de la Reine, rue Saint-Denis, Paris
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Entrance of a brothel in Paris
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The Cabaret de l'Enfer in Paris
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