Lot 121
  • 121

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 EUR
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Description

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Mexico, 1934
  • photograph
  • Image 9  7/8 x 6  1/2  in.
    (Image 25,2 x 16,7 cm)
Vintage silver print. Signed in ink on the reverse. Signature on reverse.

Provenance

Christie's, New York, Selection from the Baio Collection of Photography, 15 April 2010, lot 135

Literature

Announcement exhibition card: Exposicion Fotografias: Cartier-Bresson / Alvarez-Bravo, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 11-20 March 1935 (see comparative image)
Leal, "Artes Plasticas: La Belleza de lo Imprevisto" in El Nacional, March 17th 1935, n.p.
Documentary and Anti-Graphic Photographs: Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Steidl, 2004, ill. p 118
Agnès Sire, Henri Cartier-Bresson: Scrapbook, London, Thames & Hudson, 2006, cat. n° 120, ill. p. 155

Catalogue Note

  This image was used for the annoncement of one of the very first exhitibions of Henri Cartier-Bresson in 1935 together with Manuel Alvarez Bravo at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico.

© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos

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