HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | BEHIND THE GARE SAINT-LAZARE, PARIS
BEHIND THE GARE SAINT-LAZARE, PARIS
signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, 1932, printed later (The Modern Century, p. 81; The Early Work, p. 101)
14¼ by 9⅝ in. (36.2 by 24.5 cm.)
This print is in generally excellent condition. Upon close examination under raking light, the following are visible: a few tiny deposits of original retouching; a deposit of indeterminate nature in the lower left portion of the image; a few fingerprints in the lower right margin; and two small soft creases, in the lower left margin.
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