• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 507

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

    Bijou au Bar de la Lune, Montmartre, c. 1932

    Price Realised  

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    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)
    Bijou au Bar de la Lune, Montmartre, c. 1932
    gelatin silver print, printed 1968-1975
    signed, annotated 'Pl.384' in red ink, titled, dated in pencil and copyright credit stamp (on the verso)
    9 1/8 x 10½in. (23.4 x 26.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Light Gallery, New York; acquired c. 1975


    Literature

    Brassaï, Camera in Paris, Focal Press, 1949, p. 54; Brassaï, The Museum of Modern Art, 1968, p. 76; Brassaï, Le Paris secret des années trente, Chêne, 1976, p. 86; Particulars, pl. 66, p. 23; Sayag and Lionel-Marie, Brassaï: The Monograph, Little, Brown and Co., 2000, p. 21


    Exhibited

    George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Particulars, 1983