Atget, an ex-seaman, a failed actor and unsuccessful painter opened a photographic business in Paris aged 33. He spent the rest of his life accumulating some 10,000 negatives covering French architecture and culture. His reputation wasn’t established until after his death.
Atget, E. (1924). [image] Available at: http://www.atgetphotography.com/The-Photographers/Eugene-Atget.html [Accessed 4 Apr. 2018].