• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 327

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

    Un costume pour deux, bal Magic City, c. 1931

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)
    Un costume pour deux, bal Magic City, c. 1931
    gelatin silver print, printed after 1967
    signed in ink, title, date, annotations 'Pl. 444', 'Page 170', 'tirage années 70s' in pencil and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the verso)
    11½ x 8 7/8in. (29.7 x 23cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from Mme. Gilberte Brassaï


    Literature

    Brassaï, Le Paris secret des années trente, Gallimard, 1976, p. 170; Brassaï: The Eye of Paris, Houk Friedman, 1993, p. 39; Sayag and Lionel-Marie, eds., Brassaï: The Monograph, Little, Brown and Co., 2000, p. 90