Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 65

Price Realized: $ 21,250
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Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
BRASSAÏ [GYULA HALÁSZ] (1899-1984)
Couple d'amoureux, quartier place d'Italie, Paris. Silver print, the image measuring 11 1/4x9 inches (28.6x22.9 cm.), with Brassaï's signature and notations pl. 78, page 71, in ink, and his Faubourg St.-Jacques copyright hand stamp, on verso. 1932; printed circa 1970

Additional Details

Acquired from the Marlborough Gallery, New York; to a Private New York Collector in 1976, in conjunction with the publication of The Secret Paris of the 30's.

Aubenas, Bajac, Brassaï: Paris Nocturne (Thames and Hudson), pl. 90.

Brassaï: The Secret Paris of the 30's (Pantheon Books), n.p.

Brassaï: The Monograph (Bulfinch), p. 85.

Gautrand, Brassaï's Universal Art (Taschen), cover & p. 78.