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Roger-Viollet Gallery : Gründ : Agnès Grossmann : A Photographic History of Women in the 20th Century


The Galerie Roger-Viollet presents Une histoire photographique des femmes au XXe siècle a book by Agnès Grossmann, produced in partnership with Editions Gründ.
300 photographs from the beginning of the 20th century to bear witness in images to the lives and struggles of women and to paint a portrait of those known and unknown who have advanced the cause of women.
Chronological chapter decade after decade which covers all aspects of their daily life: society, professions, commitments, arts, letters, etc.
264 pages of feminine history to discover and offer.

Agnès Grossmann lives in Paris, she is an author, journalist (radio, television and written press), television director (documentaries, reports in particular for Let the accused enter). She is also the author of Annie Girardot, the whirlwind of life (Hors Collection, 2010), which was a great success in bookstores; and the fascinating reconstruction of the Ranucci affair, L’Affaire Rambla ou le Fantôme de Ranucci (Presses de la cité, 2022).

Bequeathed to the City of Paris in 1985 by its founders (Hélène Roger-Viollet and Jean Fischer), the Roger-Viollet agency is an international benchmark in the photographic archive sector.

A mosaic of a wide variety of historical testimonies, this heritage retraces the history of photography, from the production of the great photographic workshops of the Second Empire to contemporary photojournalism.


Une histoire photographique des femmes Au XXème siècle
Agnès Grossmann
ISBN : 978-2-3240-3206-6
37,95 €


Galerie Roger-Viollet
6 rue de Seine
75006 Paris
Tél. +33 1 55 42 89 00

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