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Brassai

1899–1984
Comme une Piste de Cirque Eclairee par un Projecteur Apparaisse la Vulgaire Bougie de Cuisine avec la Flamme, Vintage ferrotyped silver print, 1930.
ReturnComme une Piste de Cirque Eclairee par un Projecteur Apparaisse la Vulgaire Bougie de Cuisine avec la Flamme

Inventory number: 7729

Title: Comme une Piste de Cirque Eclairee par un Projecteur Apparaisse la Vulgaire Bougie de Cuisine avec la Flamme

Date: 1930

Medium: Vintage ferrotyped silver print

Image size: 8¼ in (21 cm) high by 6⅜ in (16.2 cm) wide

Description: Titled ‘Comme une Piste de Cirque Eclairee par un Projecteur Apparaisse la Vulgaire Bougie de Cuisine avec la Flamme [Like a Circus Track Illuminated by a Projector Appears the Vulgar Kitchen Candle with the Flame]’ in pencil by Brassai, with photographer’s “74, Rue de la Glaciere” stamp on reverse of the photograph.

Provenance: Acquired from the photographer by Albert Skira; by descent to the previous owner.

Price: Please contact the gallery

 

ReturnLe Surrealisme a l’Exposition de la Mode

Inventory number: 7728

Title: Le Surrealisme a l’Exposition de la Mode

Date: 1945

Medium: Vintage ferrotyped silver print

Image size: 7 in (17.8 cm) high by 9¼ in (23.5 cm) wide

Description: Titled ‘Le Surrealisme a l’Exposition de la Mode’ in pencil by Brassai, with the photographer’s “81, rue du Faubourg St. Jacques Paris XIVe” stamp on reverse of the photograph.

Provenance: Acquired from the photographer by Albert Skira; by descent to the previous owner.

Illustrated: Labyrinthe, No. 8, “Les Poupees Lucides,” 1945, pp. 4-13.

Price: Please contact the gallery

 

ReturnPlace de l’Opera

Inventory number: 6918

Title: Place de l’Opera

Date: ca. 1932

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9¼ in (23.5 cm) high by 7 in (17.8 cm) wide

Description: Photographer’s stamp “81, rue du Faub. St.-Jacques, Paris XIV, Teleph.: Port Royal 23-41,” in purple ink on reverse of the photograph.

Illustrated: Brassai, Camera in Paris [1949], p. 82.

Price: $6,500

 

ReturnFille de Joix, Rue Quincampoix

Inventory number: 4408

Title: Fille de Joix, Rue Quincampoix

Date: Negative 1932; printed ca. 1960

Medium: Silver print

Image size: 11¾ in (29.8 cm) high by 8⅞ in (22.5 cm) wide

Description: Titled and dated in pencil by Gilberte Brassai, with photographer’s “Faub.-St-Jacques/Paris-XIVe - Port Royal” stamp and “succession Brassai estate” stamp on reverse of print.

Price: Please contact the gallery

 

ReturnKiki de Montparnasse at the Caberet des Fleurs

Inventory number: 3784

Title: Kiki de Montparnasse at the Caberet des Fleurs

Date: ca. 1932

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9¼ in (23.5 cm) high by 5¾ in (14.6 cm) wide

Description: Photographer’s “Photo Brassai/Copyright by/Gyula Halasz/ 74, rue de la Glaciere/Paris (13e)” stamp on reverse of print.

Price: $8,500

 

ReturnL’Opera Garnier

Inventory number: 6666

Title: L’Opera Garnier

Date: ca. 1933-1935

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 615/16 in (17.6 cm) high by 813/16 in (22.4 cm) wide

Description: Unsigned, unmounted with Brassai’s name and address [81, rue Faubourg St. Jacques] stamped on reverse of the photograph.

Price: $6,500

 

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