ATGET, EUGENE The Arc de Triomphe from the Avenue de la Grande Armée, 1891. Albumen print non-mounted on printing-out paper, 8' x 11 inches (210 mm x 279 mm) annotated on verso stating identification to photographer and date of July 21 1891. Print with strong, rich tones.
Condition Report: half-inch tear left side with 5’ inch moderate crease upper right corner with lighter crease and slight paper tear; foxing on edges in particular the left side of the photograph. Creases are not visible unless close inspection conducted. Photograph needs to be professionally mounted or framed. Strong tonality and contrast with an over-whelming sense of motion in this masterpiece. An early, exciting unpublished? Atget attributed photograph.