Grille, Invalides / (Grillwork, Hôtel des Invalides, Paris) / (Grilles de l'hôtel des Invalides)

Object Details

Title:

Grille, Invalides / (Grillwork, Hôtel des Invalides, Paris) / (Grilles de l'hôtel des Invalides)

Artist/Maker:

Eugène Atget (French, 1857 - 1927)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France, Europe (Place created)

Date:

1921

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Dimensions:

17.8 × 22.3 cm (7 × 8 3/4 in.)

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The photograph depicts one of the wrought iron gates of the fence surrounding the seventeenth-century Hôtel des Invalides in Paris, built by Louis XIV as a military hospital.