From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleBibi in Marseille
About this objectBibi Messager–Lartigue’s wife–leaning on a railing at the Port of Marseille. She holds her left hand to her ear, perhaps due to the noise of the ships. Two large steamships are in the port’s waters. Two small boats are seen between the steamships.
Place MadeMarseille, France
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver copy print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 1928 – Marseille – Bibiverso: [pencil] COPYverso: [pencil] L335 77:091:1
Measurements20.2 cm x 33.3 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 KeywordsFrance
Subject and Association KeywordsMarseille
Subject and Association KeywordsPorts
Subject and Association KeywordsShip
Subject and Association KeywordsWater
Subject and Association KeywordsWife
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop