Lot 6
  • 6

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • 'Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire', 1953
  • Dedicated in ink in the margin recto
    Inscribed in ink in margin recto 'pour Sebastien en amitie'
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Image size: 25 x 16.7 cm / Paper size: 30.4 x 23.7 cm
Silver print, printed 1980s. Signed and dedicated in ink in the lower margin 'pour Sebastien en amitiĆ©'.

Provenance

Photographs, Bloomsbury, May 18th, 2011, Lot 62

Literature

The World of Henri Cartier-Bresson, London, Thames and Hudson, 1968, ill. pl. 77.

Condition

This print is in overall very good condition. With very light retouching marks throughout the print and minor handling marks in the margins, only visible in raking light. With slightly softened corners.
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