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Atget’s Un Coin, Rue de Seine

During the sleepy hours of the morning or night, Atget portrayed cobblestone courtyards, public-squares, parks, shop-fronts and buildings with a flair and a style that would transform plain documentary photography into high art. Even though Atget’s storefront images are devoid of people, there are unmistakable human qualities about them, and they captured the very essence of the Belle Epoque.