Eugene Atget - French photographer noted for his photographs documenting the architecture and street scenes of Paris. He was an inspiration for the surrealists and other artists of his day. His genius as a photographer only gained attention thirty years after his death.
Eugène Atget, Paris. Eugène Atget was a French flaneur and a pioneer of documentary photography, noted for his determination to document all of the architecture and street scenes of Paris before their disappearance to modernization..