Collection Artwork
Lucien Clergue (Arles, France, 1934 – 2014, Nîmes, France )
Violinist [from The saltimbanques (Circus People)]
1954, printed later
gelatin silver print
image size: 9 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.
paper size: 12 x 9 3/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Arles, France, Europe
2018.38.465
Signed in ink, lower right, in margin: Lucien Clergue

Object Label

Lucien Clergue photographed Violinist as part of his series The saltimbanques, or Circus People, which depicts a group of traveling entertainers in the south of France.

From the exhibition: Where Words Falter: Art and Empathy (July 9 – December 18, 2022)

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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