BRASSAÏ, Jean Genet, Paris Enlarge 1 /1


Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

Jean Genet, Paris 1950 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: printed c.1979
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Primary Insc: Signed, verso, l.c., fibre-tipped pen "Brassai" (underlined). Date, dictated by the artist to his wife, who inscribed reverse, c., pencil "1950". Title, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, c., pencil "Jean Genet ... / 1950". Tertiary inscriptions continued: COPYRIGHT/ BRASSAI". Inscribed, reverse l.r., pencil, "o (encircled) A.787.7".
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, verso, l.r. "c (encircled) COPYRIGHT by/ BRASSAI/ 81, Faubourg St-Jacques/ PARIS 14eme Tel 707.23.41". Stamp, reverse, c., "Tirage de L'Auteur". Stamp, reverse, l.l., "c (encircled)
Dimensions: printed image 29.6 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2639