A century ago, Eugène Atget roamed the streets of Paris, photographing the city inside and out. Bringing together his splendid, romantic portraits of authentic Old Paris with photographs of contemporary interiors, this compilation explores the city from opposite ends of the 20th century, revealing its enduring characteristics and distinctive style.
Deidi von Schaewen, who has lived in Paris for thirty years, is a contributor to a range of international periodicals and a filmmaker, and has published numerous books. Her publications with TASCHEN include Indian Interiors, Fantasy Worlds, Gardens of Provence, and Inside Africa.
Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN from 1987 to 2010, she has published numerous titles on art, architecture, photography, design, travel, and lifestyle.