Brassai (Hungarian/French
Lot 8
Brassai (Hungarian/French, 1899-1984) L'homme à l'ombrelle blanche (Man with a white parasol), 1936 Paper 40.3 x 30.5cm (15 7/8 x 12in), image 29.5 x 22.3cm (11 5/8 x 8 3/4in).
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
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Brassai (Hungarian/French, 1899-1984)
L'homme à l'ombrelle blanche (Man with a white parasol), 1936
Gelatin silver print, signed and numbered '9/30' in ink in the margin. The reverse signed, titled, dated and numbered in ink, annotated 'Mi 1151' in ink and pencil, and with the photographer's '81, Faubourg St-Jacques' copyright stamp. Also stamped 'Interdiction de reproduire/sans authorisation de l'auteur' and 'Tirage de l'Auteur'. Number 9 in an edition of 30. Printed 1970s.
Paper 40.3 x 30.5cm (15 7/8 x 12in), image 29.5 x 22.3cm (11 5/8 x 8 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Gift of the photographer to the present owner

    Literature:
    Sayag, A., Brassai: No Ordinary Eyes (London: Thames & Hudson, 2000), p. 271
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