Lot 8
  • 8

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Estimate
8,000 - 10,000 GBP
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Description

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • 'Scanno, Abruzzo, Italy', 1951
  • Signed in ink recto in margin
  • Silver gelatin print
  • Image size: 35.9 x 24 cm / Paper size: 39.8 x 30 cm
Silver print, printed later. Signed in ink in the lower margin.

Provenance

Photographs, Sotheby's, September 30th, 2014, Lot 120

Literature

Henri Cartier-Bresson, De qui s'agit-il?, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 2003, ill. p. 118

Condition

This print is in overall very good condition. With one retouching mark in the lower left quadrant, one in the lower right quadrant and light undulation to the whole sheet, only visible in raking light. There is a light bump to the sheet on the right edge. There are remnants of tape along the left edge on the reverse.
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