Simple Pleasures: Paris, a Photographer’s Paradise

“There are only two places in the world where we can live happy: at home and in Paris.” – Ernest Hemingway

Frank Horvat, Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower), Paris
Frank Horvat, Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower), Paris, 1986, Archival Pigment Photograph

Willy Ronis, Carrefour, Sevres-Babylone, Paris
Willy Ronis, Carrefour, Sevres-Babylone, Paris, 1948, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Elliott Erwitt, Paris, France (Umbrella Jump)
Elliott Erwitt, Paris, France (Umbrella Jump), 1989, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Brassai (Gyula Halasz), Deux Filles De Montmartre
Brassai (Gyula Halasz), Deux Filles De Montmartre, 1932, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Andre Lichtenberg, Paris Nord, (Within Series)
Andre Lichtenberg, Paris Nord, (Within Series), 2014, C-type Photograph Mounted on Dibond

Robert Doisneau, Untitled (Le Pont des Arts, Paris)
Robert Doisneau, Untitled (Le Pont des Arts, Paris), c. late 1950’s, Early Silver Gelatin Photograph

Ilse Bing, Street Scene from Above
Ilse Bing, Street Scene from Above, 1931, Silver Gelatin Photograph

William Klein, Dorothy + Hotel du Sud
William Klein, Dorothy + Hotel du Sud, 1963, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Cathleen Naundorf, L'arche de Noe XLV, Gaultier, Haute Couture, 2015
Cathleen Naundorf, L’arche de Noe XLV, Gaultier, Haute Couture, 2015, C-Type Color Photograph

Sabine Weiss, Place Blanche, Paris (Le Restaurant Coquet)
Sabine Weiss, Place Blanche, Paris (Le Restaurant Coquet), 1953, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Bernard P. Wolff, Paris, La Tour Eiffel
Bernard P. Wolff, Paris, La Tour Eiffel, c. 1970s, Early Silver Gelatin Photograph

Stephen Wilkes, Pont de la Tournelle, Paris, Day to Night
Stephen Wilkes, Pont de la Tournelle, Paris, Day to Night, 2013, Fuji Crystal Archival Photograph

Todd Webb, Luxembourg Gardens, Paris
Todd Webb, Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, Early Silver Gelatin Photograph

Andre Kertesz, Beauborg, Paris
Andre Kertesz, Beauborg, Paris, 1977, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Frank Horvat, Paris, Gare Saint Lazarre
Frank Horvat, Gare Saint Lazarre, Paris, 1959, Archival Lambda Photograph

Fritz Henle, Montmartre in the Rain
Fritz Henle, Montmartre in the Rain, Early Silver Gelatin Photograph

Andre Kertesz, Eiffel Tower from Above, 1929
Andre Kertesz, Eiffel Tower from Above, 1929, Silver Gelatin Photograph


Simple Pleasures is an ongoing series curated by Holden Luntz Gallery, presenting a selection of our favorite pictures organized thematically.

We hope you find these photographs as a gentle reminder that there are always simple pleasures to be found.