Hanging

The happy years. Denise photographed by her father Emile Zola

From 03 February to May 29th, 2022
, Zola, Emile
Emile Zola, Denise de face, regard vers sa gauche
musée d'Orsay
©Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Alexis Brandt
« My father took photographs with the same passion he devoted to everything. We therefore have living memores of our privates life. »
Denise Le Blond-Zola

Discover the extraordinary collaboration developed between Émile Zola and her daughter Denise who, aged 9 to 13 years old, poses for more than a hundred portraits in front of the lens of the writer also passionate about photography.
A secret and intense complicity who prompts a silent dialogue between two tender hearts. 

 

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February 3 - May 29, 2022.  Photography cabinet, room 8 c
Curator: Marie Robert, Chief Curator of Photography and Film 

Accrochage Les années heureuses. Denise photographiée par son père Émile Zola
© Musée d'Orsay / Sophie Crépy​​​​

 

Accrochage  Les années heureuses. Denise photographiée par son père Émile Zola
© Musée d'Orsay / Sophie Crépy​​

 

Accrochage  Les années heureuses. Denise photographiée par son père Émile Zola
© Musée d'Orsay / Sophie Crépy

 

The exhibition is now over.

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