Romania 1899 – France 1984

  • France

L'horloger (1930s) Creation Notes: printed c.1979
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Primary Insc: Signed, reverse, l.r., fibre-tipped pen "Brassai" underlined. Repeated, reverse, l.l., pencil. Not dated. Title, dictated by the artist to his wife who inscribed, reverse, l.r., blue ball-point pen "L'horloger". Tertiary inscriptions continued: "c (encircled) copyright by/ BRASSAI/ 81 Faubourg St-Jacques/ PARIS-XVe Tel.707.23.41". Stamp, reverse, c., "Brassai /81, RUE DU FAUB ST JACQUES/ PARIS-XIVe Port Royal 2341" in a box. Stamp, reverse, u.r., "TIRAGE DE L'AUTEUR" in a box. Inscribed, reverse, c., pencil "N1501C". Inscribed, reverse, u.r., pencil, "6".
Tertiary Insc: Stamp, reverse, l.r., "c (encircled) COPYRIGHT/ BRASSAI". Stamp, reverse, c.l., "c (encircled) COPYRIGHT by / BRASSAI / 81 Faubourg St-Jacques PARIS 14eme Tel. 707.23.41". Stamp, reverse, c.r.,
Dimensions: printed image 28.5 h x 22.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2646