Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) was a French photographer and painter who is best known for his spontaneous, moving and cheerful pictures. The artist started taking photographs as a child. He later studied painting at the Académie Julian in Paris. Although he perceived himself more as a painter than a photographer, he was particularly known for his photographic work. Lartigues subjects include car racing and fashionable women on the coast and in the park, jumping, moving running, all in movement. His photographs have a lightness that reflects his positive character and his joie de vivre.

Works

  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Grand Prix de I`A.C.F.
    Circuit de Dieppe, 1912

    Gelatin Silver Print

    40 x 50 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Chamonix
    1913
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Suzy Vernan
    1926

    Modern Gelatin Silver Print
    Estate stamp on verso

    40 x 30 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Still from "Mon Cinéma", Chamonix
    Janvier, 1914

    Gelatin Silver Print
    Embossed on recto
    Estate stamp on verso

    30 x 40 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    St. Moritz
    Janvier, 1913

    Gelatin Silver Print
    Embossed on recto
    Estate stamp on verso

    30 x 40 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Megève
    1930

    Gelatin Silver Print
    Embossed on recto
    Estate stamp on verso

    30 x 40 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Chamonix
    1918

    Gelatin Silver Print
    Embossed on recto
    Estate stamp on verso

    40 x 30 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Jean and Malvina, Chamonix
    1919

    Gelatin Silver Print
    Embossed on recto
    Estate stamp on verso

    30 x 40 cm
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue
    Cresta Run on a Skeleton, St. Moritz
    1913

    Gelatin Silver Print
    Embossed on recto
    Estate stamp on verso

    30 x 40 cm

Exhibitions