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    Sale 1985

    Photographs

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 334

    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)

    Picnic on the Banks of the Marne, 1938

    Price Realised  

    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
    Picnic on the Banks of the Marne, 1938
    gelatin silver print, printed before 1959
    number '11/50' in ink (on the verso)
    9 5/8 x 14½in. (24.5 x 36.8cm.)


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    The owner of this lot worked at Magnum until 1959 and acquired this print at that time.

    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to the present owner, 1959


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the print was acquired directly from the artist in 1959.


    Literature

    Cartier-Bresson, The Decisive Moment, Simon and Schuster, 1952, pl. 3; Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, the Image and the World, Little, Brown and Co., 2003, pp. 72-72, pl. 69; Henri Cartier-Bresson: Scrapbook, Steidl, 2006, p. 197