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ID: 500020631
 
Record Type: Person
Abbott, Berenice (American photographer, 1898-1991)

Note: Abbott worked in Paris as a darkroom assistant to American Surrealist photographer Man Ray in 1923. Although she is responsible for bringing international recognition to the work of French photographer Eugène Atget, she is best known for her black and white photographs of New York in transition in the 1930s.

Names:
Abbott, Berenice (preferred,V,index,LC)
Berenice Abbott (V,display)
Abbot, Berenice (V)
Berenice Abbot (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Springfield (Clark county, Ohio, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Abbott, Berenice (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, 1898-1991) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer, 1898-) ..... [AVERY]
(American photographer, b.1898) ..... [BHA]
(American photographer; born Springfield (Ohio, United States), 1898; died Monson (Maine, United States), 1991) ..... [CCA]
(American, 1898 -) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer, 1898-1991) ..... [AVERY]
(American photographer, 1898-1991) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1898-1991) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
Abbot, Berenice ........ [GRISC Preferred]
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Abbott, Berenice ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059977
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Berenice Abbot ........ [GRISC]
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Berenice Abbott ........ [CCA]
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79059977
....................  Gernsheim, History of Photography from the Camera Obscura (1969)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Hagen, Berenice Abbott, New York Times (1991)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79059977
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  New York Times (11 December 1991)
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  Szarkowski, Photographer's Eye (1966)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Hagen, Berenice Abbott, New York Times (1991)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
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