BRASSAÏ, La femme opiomane (pipe) [Female opium smoker] Enlarge 1 /1

BRASSAÏ

Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

La femme opiomane (pipe) [Female opium smoker] 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, reverse, c., pencil, "La femme Opiomane (pipe)". Tertiary inscriptions continued: Inscribed, reverse, l.r., red pencil, "PP410" - crossed out. Inscribed, reverse, u.r., pencil, "39".
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, reverse, l.l., "Tirage de l'Auteur". Stamp, reverse, l.l., "c(encircled) COPYRIGHT/ BRASSAI". Inscribed, reverse, l.r., pencil, "PP411 (page 179)'. Inscribed, reverse, l.r., pencil "Oo".
Dimensions: printed image 21.9 h x 30.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2613