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“Aristocracy marks the carriage, facial expression and habiliments of le Tout Paris and le Monde at two of their favorite haunts, the races at Longchamp (top) and the Opera (bottom).”
  • William Klein
    born 1928
    born: New York, New York, United States
  • “Aristocracy marks the carriage, facial expression and habiliments of le Tout Paris and le Monde at two of their favorite haunts, the races at Longchamp (top) and the Opera (bottom).”, circa 1960
  • "Le Tout Paris and Le Haut Monde: The artistocratic Parisan worlds the tourist rarely sees," published in Esquire magazine, February 1960
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29.5 x 39.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 5/8 x 15 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0315
Description

Black-and-white image of an outdoor crowd scene. There is a man in the right foreground who is holding his head up and is wearing a bowler hat. There is a horizontal row of trees in the middlground. There are buildings in the background.