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BRASSAÏ

Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

Samuel Beckett 1957 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., blue ball-point pen, "1957". Title, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, c., blue ball-point pen, "Samuel Beckett". Inscription, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, c., blue ball-point pen, "A.787Q". Tertirary inscriptions continued: 23-41" in a box. Stamp, reverse, l.r., "Tirage de L'Auteur". Inscribed, reverse, l.r., red fibre-tipped pen, "A.787.Q". Inscribed, reverse, u.r., pencil, "148" encircled. Inscribed, reverse, l.r., pencil, "o" (encircled).
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, reverse, u.c., "c (encircled) COPYRIGHT BY/ BRASSAI/ 81, Faubourg St-Jacques/ PARIS X-Veme Tel.707.23.41". Stamp, reverse, l.c., "Brassai/ 81, Rue du Faub-St-Jacques/ PARIS- XIVe- PORT Royal
Dimensions: printed image 29.1 h x 21.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2640