Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

Le casse-croute des vidangeurs quartier Saint-Paul [Cesspool cleaners at supper, Saint-Paul quarter] c.1931 Creation Notes: printed c.1979
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Primary Insc: Signed, reverse, l.r., fibre-tipped pen, "Brassai" underlined. Date, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, c., pencil, "vers 1931". Title, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, c., pencil, "Le casse-croute des vidangeurs/quartier Saint-Paul". Tertiary inscriptions continued: Inscribed, reverse, c., pencil, "Page 57". Inscribed, reverse, u.r., pencil, "10".
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, reverse, l.c., "c (encircled COPYRIGHT/BRASSAI" Stamp, reverse, l.c., "Tirage de L'Auteur". Inscribed, reverse, l.r., fibre tipped pen, "N1285". Inscribed, reverse, l.r., pencil "c (encircled)".
Dimensions: printed image 21.8 h x 29.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2605