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The Donation Jacques Henri Lartigue offers a range of touring exhibitions consisting exclusively of prints made from the photographer’s original negatives. Prints are framed and ready to hang and will be shipped in crates. These exhibitions are available to cultural institutions, museums, public and private galleries in France and abroad.

'Bibi' - Photographs by Jacques Henri Lartigue

And now to you, modest photographs, to do what you can  – very little, I know  – to tell everything, explain everything, reveal everything … and above all, that which cannot be photographed. (Journal 1931)   This exhibition focuses on the 1920s, the years of Lartigue's marriage to Madeleine Messager, known as Bibi -Lartigue's first wife and…

Lartigue, Life in Color

Thematic exhibition « Lartigue, Life in Color » offers viewers a magnificent opportunity to discover an unknown aspect of Jacques Henri Lartigue’s work. Until now, almost none of his photographs in color have been shown. They are accessible here for the first time, giving a new perspective on the vitality, poetry and enchantment of his work.…

Jacques Henri Lartigue, A Floating World

Retrospective exhibition Lartigue photographed everything that moved him and seemed beautiful to him; his photography also helped him to combat the passage of time. This exhibition focuses on the themes he explored throughout his career and on photography as an instrument of memory, a tool for capturing the fragility of existence and the short-lived nature of…

Jacques Henri Lartigue

Retrospective Jacques Henri Lartigue gave us some of the finest photographs of the 20th century. Although he was also a painter, decorator, fashion designer and writer, his true vocation was as a capturer of fleeting moments. This is a retrospective of Lartigue’s classics in small format.     TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION 62 modern prints…

Discovering Lartigue's Oeuvre

Retrospective A selection of emblematic photos taken between 1902 and 1944 constituting an ideal introduction to Jacques Henri Lartigue’s photography.     TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION 89 modern prints 89 frames : 46 x 56 cm Finish: white matboard, ivory-colored wooden frames, glass The captions, in French, are supplied in a separate list.   CRATE…

Lartigue at 100

Painting, photography, writing; for me, there is no hierarchy. They are different means of expression but all serve the same purpose, to record what is constantly going on. If things are moving quickly I choose photograph because it is the art of fleeting reality.   Here a selection of Lartigue’s favorite themes are illustrated by…

Retrospective of an Amateur Genius

Retrospective Selected from Lartigue’s 130 original albums, this exhibition retraces the singular destiny of this amateur photographer who, at the age of 69, was acclaimed as a unique artist. It features large-format prints of 136 photographs that made Lartigue famous, plus 50 facsimiles of pages from his albums (1919-1922) showing the images in their original…

Jacques Henri Lartigue "at Play"

Thematic exhibition Dating from between 1902 and 1913, these first photographs, taken by Jacques Henri Lartigue as a child and adolescent, show him both contributing to and witnessing the inventive, playful spirit of his family members as they build airplanes, bobsleds, practice jumping, race on their bikes and fight in the water. The exhibition also…

Monsieur Lartigue on the road

Thematic exhibition The first car races in 1905, battles of elegance and fine coachwork; family outings in the convertible… This exhibition presents various aspects of the early days of the automobile, which features prominently throughout Lartigue’s photographs.     TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION 95 modern prints / 94 frames 35 frames : 35 x 50…

Me and the others, Portraits by Jacques Henri Lartigue

Thematic exhibition The exhibition consists of 122 portraits and self-portraits made between 1899 and 1983, including family photos, spontaneous images of anonymous passers-by or such celebrities as Sacha Guitry, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Achard, Picasso, François Truffaut, David Hockney, and Dirk Bogarde.     TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION 122 modern prints / 109 frames 108 frames…