About This Image

The orange tree is a very famous image by Atget because the image includes a "self-portrait" of the shadow of the photographer and his large view camera. It iwas reportedly taken in Nice.

See: Szarkowski and Hambourg, The Work of Atget, Volume 1, Old France, p.29, pl.1; Didier Gayraud, La Photographie a Nice, Monaco et dans les Alpes-Maritimes au XIXe Siecle, (Academia Nissarda, 2016), p.43. There is a copy of this image in the Bibliotheque des arts decoratifs.

Provenance: Eugene Atget; Etienne-Jules Marey; family of photographer.

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L'Oranger (with Shadow of Photographer and His Camera)
Jean-Eugene-Auguste Atget L'Oranger (with Shadow of Photographer and His Camera)

Price $10,000

Main Image

Ref.# 13554

Medium Albumen print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1890-1900c  Print Date 1890-1900c

Dimensions 8-1/2 x 6-13/16 in. (216 x 173 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France


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