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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 140

    Henri Cartier–Bresson (1908–2004)

    Behind the Gare St. Lazare, Paris, 1932

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    Henri Cartier–Bresson (1908–2004)
    Behind the Gare St. Lazare, Paris, 1932
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in ink and embossed photographer's copyright credit (margin)
    image: 17 3/4 x 12 in. (45 x 30.4 cm.)
    sheet: 19 3/4 x 16 in. (50.1 x 40.7 cm.)


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    Literature

    Henri Cartier-Bresson, Images à la sauvette, Verve, Paris, 1952, pl. 26.
    Yves Bonnefoy, Henri Cartier-Bresson Photographer, Delpire, Paris, 1979, p. 14.
    Peter Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The early work, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1987, p. 101.
    Vera Feyder, Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues and Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris à vue d'oeil, Seuil, Paris, 1994, pl. 33.
    Jean-Pierre Montier, Henri Cartier-Bresson and The Artless Art, Flammarion, Paris, 1995, p. 96.
    Henri Cartier-Bresson, De qui s'agit-il? Bibliothèque nationale de France/Gallimard, Paris, 2003 p. 59.
    Michel Frizot et al., Le scrapbook d'Henri Cartier-Bresson, Steidl, Göttingen, 2006, pl. 20.
    Peter Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Modern Century, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2010, p. 81.