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HENRI CARTIER–BRESSON (1908–2004)

The Coronation of King George VI, Trafalgar Square, London, 1937

Price Realised: USD 2750.00
Estimate : USD 4,000 - 6,000
Description

HENRI CARTIER–BRESSON (1908–2004)
The Coronation of King George VI, Trafalgar Square, London, 1937
gelatin silver print, printed later
stamped photographer's/Magnum copyright credit and variously numbered in pencil/ink (verso)
image: 9 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (24.5 x 27 cm.)
sheet: 10 x 7 in. (25.5 x 12.9 cm.)

Lot Notes

Literature:
Yves Bonnefoy, Henri Cartier–Bresson: Photographer, New York Graphic Society/Little, Brown and Company, New York, 1986, pl. 67.
Jean–Pierre Montier, Henri CartierBresson and the Artless Art, Bulfinch/Little, Brown and Company, Boston, New York, London, 1999, pl. 158, p. 163.
Philippe Abraizar et al., Henri Cartier-Bresson: the Man, the Image and the World, Thames & Hudson, London, England, 2003, pl. 86, p. 82.
Martine Franck et al., Henri Cartier–Bresson: Scrapbook, Thames & Hudson, New York, 2006, pl. 175, p. 186.
Clément Chéroux, Henri Cartier-Bresson: Here and Now, Thames & Hudson, London, 2014, pl. 118, p. 159.

Please note that most of the prints in this sale were made for the purpose of reproduction in press publications and as such are offered unaccompanied by certification from the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation.

The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.

Neutral hued image on semi-gloss single weight paper with narrow margins. Minor bumping to corners and flaking to edge, within margins and not affecting image. Occasional minor scuffs, creases and indentations in middle and lower image portions. Condition consistent with press prints. Overall in very good condition. Please note this work is sold unframed.

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