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Atget’s Magnificent Door Knockers (2)

Eugène Atget, Hôtel de Chateaubriand (Hôtel de Clermont-Tonnerre,) 120 Rue du Bac, 1901-02 (2008.111.21) Google Street View, 120 Rue du Bac, July 2016 Fortunately this magnificent door knocker, partially painted red, appears to still exist in the wild. Eugène Atget, … Continue reading

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Atget’s Magnificent Door Knockers (1)

Eugène Atget, Heurtoir de Hôtel du Maréchal de Montmorency, Rue de Varenne 57, 1900 (2008.111.18) When Atget sold a print of this photograph to the BNVP, his description of the work read “Rue de Varenne, 57 (7e Arr)–Hotel du Marcechal … Continue reading

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