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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    Brassaï (1899-1984)

    Pair of Lovers, rue Croulebarbe, Near the Place d'Italie, c. 1932

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Brassaï (1899-1984)
    Pair of Lovers, rue Croulebarbe, Near the Place d'Italie, c. 1932
    ferrotyped gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in pencil, photographer's '81, Faubourg St-Jacques' copyright credit and 'Tirage de l'Auteur' stamps, numbered '32' in red ink, and annotated 'pp.77' in blue ink (verso)
    image/sheet: 11 1/4 x 9 in. (28.6 x 22.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist;
    Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL