The J. Paul Getty Museum

Paris

Object Details

Title:

Paris

Artists/Makers:

Wols (French, born Germany, 1913 - 1951)

and Georg Heusch (German, born 1951)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

negative: 1932–1939; print: 1976

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.140.106

Dimensions:

16.7 × 17.1 cm (6 9/16 × 6 3/4 in.)

Copyright:

© Wols/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

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Object Description

A wall made of thin wooden slats, covered in tattered papers and flyers. The wall has the word "Canaille" painted on it in capital letters.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Volker Kahmen & Georg Heusch, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Glozer, Laszlo. Wols Photograph (Bern: Das Kunstmuseum, 1978), pl. 26.

Becker, Astrid and Joseph N. Newland, eds. Wols: Retrospective, exh. cat. (Bremen: Kunsthalle Bremen, 2013), p. 17, pl. 8.

Poivert, Michel. Peintres Photographes: de Degas à Hockney (Paris, Citadelles & Mazenod, 2017), Plate 92, p. 125.