Bill Brandt (British (born Germany), Hamburg 1904–1983 London)
Gelatin silver print
23.0 x 19.8 cm (9 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1994
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black ink, on print, recto, BR: "31 [crossed out] 27"; stamped in blue ink, on print, verso, C: "BILL BRANDT"; inscribed in pencil, on print, verso, BC: "245 [arrows extend from both sides to the edges]/124% [in a box]"; inscribed in pencil, on print, verso, BLC: "83"; inscribed in black ink, on print, verso, BC: "31 [crossed out] 27"
From Noya Brandt (artist's widow) Edwynn Houk, 1994.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966," November 5, 2004–March 6, 2005.
Brandt, Bill. The English at Home. London: B. T. Batsford, 1936. p. 7.
Brandt, Bill. A Camera in London. New York: Focal Press, 1948. p. 79.
Brandt, Bill. Shadow of Light: Photographs by Bill Brandt. 1st American ed. New York: De Capo Press, 1977. no. 27.
Brandt, Bill. London in the Thirties. London: Gordon Fraser, 1983. pl. 93.
Mellor, David. Bill Brandt: Behind the Camera, Photographs 1928–1983. New York: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985. p. 28.
Brandt staged this photograph. The figure on the right is his younger brother Rolf. (see Nigel Warburton, "Bill Brandt: Selected Texts and Bibliography," p. 10)