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The Smoker--The Match--The Cigarette

Artist:
Anton Giulio Bragaglia (Italian, 1890–1960)
Date:
1911
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 11.8 x 14.5 cm (4 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.247
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Bragaglia described the trajectory of motion as "that which exerts a fascination over our senses, the vertiginous lyrical expression of life, the lively invoker of the magnificent dynamic feeling with which the universe incessantly vibrates."
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil, verso C [sideways]: "N. 8 / Le Fumeur"
[Edwin Engelberts, Geneva]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, January 30, 1990

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