EUGÈNE ATGET | 'ST. CLOUD'
EUGÈNE ATGET | 'ST. CLOUD'
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Property from a Private Collection, Princeton, New Jersey

EUGÈNE ATGET | 'ST. CLOUD'

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, Princeton, New Jersey

EUGÈNE ATGET | 'ST. CLOUD'

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

EUGÈNE ATGET

1857-1927

'ST. CLOUD'


albumen print, titled and numbered '976' in pencil on the reverse, 1910

8½ by 7 in. (21.6 by 17.8 cm.)


Condition Report

Grading this albumen print on a scale of 1 to 10 - a 10 being a print that has rich, deep dark tones and highlights that retain all their original detail - this print rates a 7. The print is dominated by mid-tones and highlights. The darks are strong, particularly in the upper left portion of the image, but the highlights have yellowed. There is a faint, darkened circular area in the sky. There are several diagonal impressions in each corner, faint handling creases, a 2-inch linear crease and 6-inch diagonal crease, all of which are visible only in raking light. A partial watermark is visible in the paper at the lower edge. The inscription written on the upper edge of the reverse can be partially seen when viewing the front of the photograph.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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