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    Sale 1985

    Photographs

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 448

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

    Couple d'amoureux sous réverbère, quartier Italie, c. 1932

    Price Realised  

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)
    Couple d'amoureux sous réverbère, quartier Italie, c. 1932
    gelatin silver print, printed 1950s
    titled, dated and numbered 'Pl.76' in ink and '81, Faubourg St-Jacques' copyright credit stamps (on the verso)
    10¼ x 7½in. (25.9 x 19.1cm.)


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    Provenance

    Gilberte Brassaï to the present owner


    Literature

    Bazal, 'Le Sex-Appeal des hommes du milieu vu par ces dames,' Secrets de Paris, no. 9, January 1935, p. 418 (detail)