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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (1894-1985)

    Le Mur de l'École Militaire, 1926

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (1894-1985)
    Le Mur de l'École Militaire, 1926
    gelatin silver print
    9 x 6 5/8in. (22.8 x 16.7cm.)


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    Only one other vintage print of Le Mur de l'École Militaire, located in a Private Collection, New York, is known.

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    Provenance

    As lot 1.


    Pre-Lot Text

    KERTÉSZ -- PARIS PHOTOGRAPHS


    Literature

    This image is reproduced with cropping variations in the following publications: Art et Médecine, October 1931; Kertész, J'aime Paris, Chêne, 1974, p.189, titled incorrectly 'Boulevard des Invalides'; Phillips, Photographic Work of Kertész in France, CUNY, 1985, no.1926.102; Borhan (ed.) André Kertész: Ma France, La Manufacture, 1990, p.183; Borhan (ed.), André Kertész: His Life and Work, Little, Brown & Co., 1994, p.188, titled incorrectly 'Boulevard des Invalides, Paris'; André Kertész: Photographien 1925-1936, Schirmer/Mosel, 1995, pl.128.