• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 821

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

    Backstage at the Folies-Bergère, c. 1932

    Price Realised  

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)
    Backstage at the Folies-Bergère, c. 1932
    gelatin silver print, printed after 1967
    signed, numbered '8/40' in ink (in the margin); annotated 'Pl.707' in ink and copyright credit stamps (on the verso)
    12 1/8 x 9in. (30.8 x 22.9cm.)


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    Literature

    Dornand, 'Les coulisses du Music-Hall,' Paris Magazine, no. 29, January 1934, p. 45; Brassaï, Camera in Paris, Focal Press, 1949, p. 44; Brassaï, Le Paris secret des années 30, Gallimard, 1976, p. 148