Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Poet Léon-Paul Fargue

Artist:
Brassaï (French (born Romania), Brașov 1899–1984 Côte d'Azur)
Date:
1932, printed mid to late 1940s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
28.8 x 26.0 cm. (11 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Warner Communications Inc. Purchase Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1023.2
Rights and Reproduction:
Photograph by Brassaï. Copyright © Gilberte Brassaï
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed by artist in pencil [?], verso C, BC: "fixe // 10 sec [in box]", "fixe 10 sec"; stamped in inks, verso C, BR: "BRASSAI // 81, RUE DU FABrg St-Jacques // PARIS XIVe // TÉLÉPH. : PORT-ROYAL 23-4 [1]", "Tirage de l'Auteur"; numbered in different hands in pencil [?], verso TRC, BRC: "2 [encircled]", "A.747 [underlined]", "A.747"; numbered, inscribed, and dated in ink, verso TRC, BR: "40 [encircled]", "L.P. Fargue 1932"
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Brassaï: The Eye of Paris," December 6, 1998–February 28, 1999.

J. Paul Getty Museum. "Brassaï: The Eye of Paris," April 13, 1999–July 4, 1999.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Brassaï: The Eye of Paris," September 5, 1999–November 28, 1999.

Brassaï. Brassaï. Paris: Editions Neuf, 1952. no. 2.

Brassaï. Brassaï. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1968. p. 61.

Brassaï. Brassaï: Paris le jour, Paris la nuit. Paris: Musée Carnavalet, 1988. no. 72, p. 29.



Location per artist's caption list--see object file.
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