Edith Gerin 5th Arrondissement, Paris

Price $2,500
Sale Price $1,750

Ref.# 14296

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1950s  Print Date 1970s

Dimensions 14-7/8 x 11-3/4 in. (378 x 298 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France

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About This Image

Signed, photo date and title in ink and photographer's label on the verso. Image is from the early 1950s.

Born in 1910 in Lorraine, France, Gerin became one of France's most beloved photographers, although she was well traveled. She visited Egypt, Greece, Israel, Morocco, Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Austria and Algeria, among other countries. She often experimented with multiple exposures. Her "Parc du Luxembourg, Paris" and "Sur le Pont des Arts", which is an example of her multiple exposure technique, are two of her best known images. While lesser known than some of the other members of the Groupe des XV, she is more associated with the group of the "humanistic photographers" of postwar Paris. She illustrated the book, "Terres Cathares : Le Livre D'oc" and wrote and illustrated "Fontainebleau Chateaux Forets et Paysages en Seine-et-Marne". Gerin is listed in the book by Rosenblum and Kelley, "A History of Women Photographers" and the Auer & Auer and George Eastman House databases. Her work is in the collections of the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Akron Art Museum.

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