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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Emmanuel Sougez

Born: Louis-Victor-Emmanuel Sougez 
Dates:  1889, 16 July - 1972, 24 August
Born:  France, Bordeaux
Active:  France
French photographer and writer. He is best known for his still-lifes and landscape work.

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Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Lemoine, Serge & Dunoyelle, Françoise, 2001, Figures parfaites. Hommage à Emmanuel Sougez, (Réunion des Musées Nationaux) isbn-10: 271184174X [Δ
Nero, Cancer Mati & Ramón, José, 1996, Emmanuel Sougez: un hombre que hacía photos, (Valencia: Provincial de Valencia) [Δ
Sougez, Emmanuel; Sougez, Marie-Loup & Rochard, Sophie, 1993, Emmanuel Sougez: l'e´minence grise, (Paris: Cre´aphis) isbn-10: 2907150367 [Ce livre est e´dite´ a` l'occasion de la pre´sentation de l'exposition Emmanuel Sougez au Palais de Tokyo, du 30 avril au 4 juillet 1993] [Δ
Sougez, Marie-Loup, 1997, Emmanuel Sougez, (Galerie Municipale du Chateau d'eau) isbn-10: 2907773887 [Δ
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Family history 
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Visual indexes

ThumbnailEmmanuel Sougez: Still lifes
All photographs by this photographer 

Internet biographies

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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
Grove Art Online ( has a biography of this artist. 
[NOTE: This is a subscription service and you will need to pay an annual fee to access the content.]
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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

• Beaton, Cecil & Buckland, Gail 1975 The Magic Eye: The Genius of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day (Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown & Company) p.192 [Useful short biographies with personal asides and one or more example images.] 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

• Gruber, Renate and L. Fritz Gruber 1982 The Imaginary Photo Museum (New York: Harmony Books) p.260-261 
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