Lot 84
  • 84

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908-2004

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  • Henri Cartier-Bresson
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ferrotyped, flush-mounted to heavy board, mounted again, numerical notations in unidentified hands in green crayon and pencil and with a Metropolitan Museum of Art collection stamp on the reverse, 1933, printed between 1955 and 1959


Acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art through Gift of Photography in the Fine Arts, 1959


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photography in the Fine Arts I, May - September 1959

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Spectacular Spain, February - May 1960

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thirty Photographers, April - June 1969


Other prints of this image:

Lincoln Kirstein and Beaumont Newhall, The Photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson (The Museum of Modern Art, 1947), p. 16

Robert Delpire et al., Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photographer (Boston, 1979), pl. 88

Jean-Pierre Montier, Henri Cartier-Bresson and The Artless Art (Boston, 1996), pl. 166

Peter Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson:  The Early Work (The Museum of Modern Art, 1987), p. 107

Daniel Wolf, The Art of Photography, 1839 - 1989 (Yale University, 1989), pl. 280

Ben Maddow, Faces (Boston, 1977), pl. 495

Weston Naef, Photographers of Genius at the Getty (Los Angeles, 2004), pl. 93