Jacques Henri Lartigue was fascinated by women throughout his life, from a very young age… his mother, relatives or friends, wives and mistresses. One such woman was Renée Perle, a stunning fashion model who became Lartigue’s lover for two years. Lartigue’s 1930-1931 albums are almost exclusively filled with photographs of her – she never tired […]


Partnership with the Sainte-Marie Hospital

The J.H. Lartigue Donation has set up a partnership with the Sainte-Marie Fondation Hôpitalière in southern Paris, has set up a longterm loan of 40 photographs by Lartigue, which are on permanent display in its rehabilitation care unit. Lartigue was an absolute master of conveying the dynamism of the human body in motion. Bursting with […]