Jacques Lartique

Jacques Henry Lartique was a french photographer working during the ‘le belle equque’ era. (1890-1914) His best work was Taken in his early years from the age of seven he took family portraits this developed in his adolescence when he began to capture photos of the glamorous women of Paris. When the president of France bought Lartique’s entire collection he discovered over 250,000 negatives and 130 albums of work. His work was described as ‘a unique record of personal and social history,’ as well as ‘a day spent with out his camera was a day in the dark.’ 591b5a0d1cbfe0f9bdce77759633228736f7ce6d lartigue_boulougne

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