Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mexico City

Artist:
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, Chanteloup-en-Brie 1908–2004 Montjustin)
Date:
1934, printed 1946
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
34.5 x 23.0 cm (13 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.171
Rights and Reproduction:
© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum
Not on view
Inscription: Typed inscription on paper label affixed to print, recto LL corner: "Messico, 1934"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso UC, C: "Mescico [sic] // 1934", "C/E 27"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso UR: "153 [upside down, encircled]"; inscribed in blue ink on mount, verso UL, CR: "16 [sideways]", "[Roman numerals with cap and toe lines] VI [sideways]"; inscribed in JCW hand in pencil on mount, verso UR: "397. // Cartier-Bresson // 1934"
John C. Waddell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966," November 5, 2004–March 6, 2005.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Henri Cartier-Bresson [X]," April 30, 2005–May 1, 1905.

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