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|Company: Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.|
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, Pennsylvania 18914 USA
Contact: Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
Ref.#: 8494Price: $2,000
Medium: Silver printMount: unmountedPhoto Date: 1960cPrint Date: 1960cDimensions: 11-3/4 x 15-1/2 in. (298 x 394 mm)Photo Country: FrancePhotographer Country: France
Possibly initialed by the photographer on the verso, but difficult to decipher. 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.Shipping and insurance costs will be added to the price and must be paid for by the buyer. Pennsylvania buyers must pay appropriate local sales tax. International clients are responsible for their VAT and other custom's oriented charges.