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BRASSAÏ

Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

"Le chat du Bistrot", Paris 1944 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: printed c.1979
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph Impression: 4/40

Primary Insc: Signed, l.r., fibre-tipped pen, "Brassai" underlined. Repeated, reverse, l.c. Date, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, l.r., fibre-tipped pen, "1944". Titled, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, l.c., fibre-tipped pen, " "Le chat du Bistrot" Paris". Edition number, l.l., fibre-tipped pen, "4/40". Tertiary Inscriptions continued: in a box. Stamp, reverse, l.r., "Tirage de l"Auteur". Inscribed, reverse, l.c., fibre-tipped pen, "4/40 [crossed out]/...AN.252". Inscribed, reverse, u.r., pencil, "14".
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, reverse, l.l., "c (encircled) COPYRIGHT/ BRASSAI / 81, /Faubourg St-Jacques/ PARIS ... Tel 707-23-41". Stamp, reverse, l.c., "INTERDICTION DE REPRODURE/ SANS AUTHORISATION DE L'AUTEUR
Dimensions: printed image 29.2 h x 21.4 w cm sheet 38.4 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2626