• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 368

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

    Picasso in His Studio, Rue des Grands-Augustins, 1939

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)
    Picasso in His Studio, Rue des Grands-Augustins, 1939
    gelatin silver print, printed after 1967
    signed twice, annotated 'Cat. 78', 'Pic. 98' in pencil/ink and copyright credit stamp (on the verso)
    11 7/8 x 9 1/8in. (30.5 x 23.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from Mme. Gilberte Brassaï


    Literature

    Brassaï, Conversations avec Picasso, Gallimard, 1964, following p. 80; Brassaï, The Artists of My Life, The Viking Press, 1979, p. 179; Sayag and Lionel-Marie, eds., Brassaï: The Monograph, Little, Brown and Co., 2000, p. 139