BRASSAÏ (1899–1984)
Couple Souriant, Balmusette des Quatre Saisons, Rue de Lappe, 1933
ferrotyped gelatin silver print, printed 1930s
stamped with photographer's 81 Rue du Faubourg St. Jacques copyright credit and 'Tirage de l'Auteur', variously annotated in pencil and variously inscribed in pencil and ink (verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
image/sheet: 1112 x 9 in. (29.2 x 22.8 cm.)
Madame Gilberte Brassai, Paris;
Edwyn Houk Gallery, New York;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
Gyula Brassai, Brassai : The Secret Paris of the 30s, Random House, New York, 1976, pl. 2.
Brassai: The Eye of Paris, Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, 1993, pl. 23.
Jean-Claude Gautrand, Brassai: 1899-1984, Taschen, Cologne, 2004, p. 83.
Agnes De Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Brassai: For the Love of Paris, Rizzoli, New York, 2013, p. 115.
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