From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleMa premiere photographie, Pont de l’Arche (Portrait de ma famille)
About this objectJacques-Henri Lartigue’s family posed in front of a house. Shown in this photograph are Lartigue’s parents, his older brother Maurice nicknamed ‘Zissou,’ and the Haguet family. This is Lartigue’s first photograph, taken at the age of 8.
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver copy print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 1902 Pont de L’arche – My first photograph. My Parents: Dad, Mama, Zissou, and the Haguet family.verso: [pencil] COPY PRINTverso: [pencil] L335 77:091:4recto of mat: [pencil] LARTIGUE, J.H. recto of mat: [pencil] 77:091:4
Measurements23.6 cm x 31.4 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionJacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) was a French photographer best known for his photographs of machines, activity, and fashion which captured a moment with energy and surprise.
Subject and Association KeywordsJacques-Henri Lartigue
Subject and Association Keywords1900s
Subject and Association KeywordsFamily
Subject and Association KeywordsFrance
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop