Lot 121
  • 121

Henri Cartier-Bresson

25,000 - 35,000 EUR
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  • 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.


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


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