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Woman Wearing Foxes, Bois de Boulogne  by Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Jacques-Henri Lartigue
French, 1894-1986
Woman Wearing Foxes, Bois de Boulogne
1911
Gelatin silver print
6.7 x 11.2 cm
Acquired by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1998
1998.32.1

Notes:
Jacques-Henri Lartigue was only seventeen when he carried his large box camera into the Bois de Boulogne in Paris and produced a series of snapshots of promenading women. Woman wearing foxes, Bois de Boulogne reveals Lartigue as an astute observer of contemporary life, distilling in an instant the essence of the Belle Epoque.