• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 348

    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)

    Bougival, France, 1956

    Price Realised  

    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
    Bougival, France, 1956
    gelatin silver print, printed no later than 1960
    signed, inscribed 'To Jane McGuffin in sincere appreciation of your kind cooperation' in ink and Magnum stamps (on the verso)
    12 x 8in. (30.5 x 20.3cm.)


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    This fine print was gifted to Jane McGuffin by Cartier-Bresson in appreciation for her assistance with his exhibition at the IBM Gallery, New York in 1960.

    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to Jane McGuffin, c. 1960;
    by descent to the present owner


    Literature

    Cartier-Bresson, The World of Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Viking Press, 1968, pl. 51; Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer, Little, Brown and Co., 1979, pl. 145; Montier, Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Artless Art, Little, Brown and Co., 1996, pl. 221, p. 223; Arbaïzar et al. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, the Image and the World, Thames and Hudson, 2003, pl. 54, p. 64