Lot 88
  • 88

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908-2004

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  • Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • on the banks of the marne, france
warm-toned, credited, titled, numbered, and dated in unidentified hands on the reverse, matted, 1938, printed in the 1950s


Peter Pollack

By descent to Creilly Pollack

Acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art through the Warner Communications, Inc., Purchase Fund and Gift of Creilly Pollack, 1981


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Counterparts: Form and Emotion in Photographs, 26 February 1982 - 9 May 1982; and traveling to:

Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center, May - July 1982

Dallas Museum of Art, August - September 1982

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, November 1982 - January 1983

Washington, D. C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, February - April 1983


Weston J. Naef, Counterparts: Form and Emotion in Photographs (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982, in conjunction with the exhibition), pl. 3 (this print)

Other prints of this image:

Robert Delpire et al., Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photographer (Boston, 1979), pl. 145

Jean-Pierre Montier, Henri Cartier-Bresson and The Artless Art (Boston, 1996), pl. 111

Peter Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson:  The Early Work (The Museum of Modern Art, 1987), fig. 36, p. 42