Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 81

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
Le Baiser de l'Hotel de Ville, Paris. Silver print, the image measuring 9 1/2x12 inches (24.1x30.5 cm.), the sheet 12x16 inches (30.5x40.6 cm.), with Doisneau's signature, in ink, on recto, and his initials, title, and negative date, in ink, on verso. 1950; printed 1980s

Additional Details

Acquired from Doisneau's agent Rapho; to the Witkin Gallery, New York, in 1993. Doisneau had several one-man exhibitions at the gallery in 1974, 1978, and 1993.

Koetzle, Photos Icons, Petite histoire de la Photo 1827-1991 (Taschen), p. 225.

Robert Doisneau, Photographs (Gordon Fraser), p. 33.

Gautrand, Robert Doisneau 1912-1994 (Taschen), cover and p. 122.

Robert Doisneau, Paris (Flammarion), p. 89.