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The Paris of Jérôme Prince

lundi 30 juillet 2018

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  • Vue sur la Basilique du Sacré-Coeur, Jérôme Prince. Photo (C) Jérôme Prince, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jérôme Prince. (C) RMN-Grand Palais - Gestion droit d'auteur.
    View of the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur, by Jérôme Prince.
    Photo (C) Jérôme Prince, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jérôme Prince. (C) RMN-Grand Palais - Gestion droit d'auteur.

 

Armed with his camera, Jérôme Prince took time to photograph Paris, its emblematic monuments, its narrow paved streets and the banks of the Seine.

His work, which provides a contemporary perspective of the “City of Light”, is a continuation of those produced by certain photographers in the 19th and 20th centuries.  The agency showcases many of those who immortalised Paris in their time, such as Eugène Atget and the "Old Paris" in the late 19th century, or Marcel Bovis  René-Jacques in the 1940s.

Through these archives, and many others, you can discover the different facets of Paris since the invention of photography in the 19th century. This journey through time will lead you to the photographs of Jérôme Prince, of which we offer a selection: