Gentilly 1912 - 1994 Paris
Ferrotyped gelatin silver print, printed probably 1960s. 17.9 x 23.7 cm. Photographer's stamp and numbered in pencil on the verso.
For a publication by the author Robert Giraud, Robert Doisneau photographed people and their tattoos, primarily in the Parisian red light district and in the artists and acrobatic arts scene, in the late 1940s (cf. Jacques Delarue/Robert Giraud, Les Tatouages du "milieu". Paris, 1950, comprising 11 reproductions based on photographs by Robert Doisneau)