BRASSAÏ, Bordel monacal quartier Saint Germain, Rue Monsieur-le-Prince [Monastic brothel, Saint Germain quarter, Rue Monsieur-le-Prince] Enlarge 1 /1

BRASSAÏ

Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

Bordel monacal quartier Saint Germain, Rue Monsieur-le-Prince [Monastic brothel, Saint Germain quarter, Rue Monsieur-le-Prince] 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.r., pencil, "1931". Title, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, c.-c.r., pencil "Bordel monacal/ quartier Saint Germain ... (illeg)/ Rue Monsieur le Prince" Tertiary inscriptions continued: Inscribed, reverse, u.r., pencil, "29".
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, reverse, l.l., "c (encircled) COPYRIGHT/ BRASSAI". Stamp, reverse, l.c., "Tirage de L'Auteur". Inscribed, reverse, l.r., pencil, "Pl.380/Page 123". Inscribed, reverse, l.r., pencil, "o".
Dimensions: printed image 29.9 h x 22.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2625