New York, Park Avenue
17 April 1997
Rooftops and Chimneys, Paris
Gelatin silver print on carte postale. 1926. Signed and annotated Paris in pencil on the original vellum mount. 4 1/8 x 2¼in. (10.5 x 5.7cm.) Framed.
The Estate of André Kertész.
This print was one of twenty-one cartes postales included in the folio discovered after Kertész's death in 1985.
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Stranger to Paris, p. 75; see: Phillips et al., André Kertész: Of Paris and New York, p. 26, fig. 13; Wilde, pl. 10.
This photograph was made with Michel Seuphor who shared an affection for the rooftops of Paris. Joining Kertész in his photographic jaunts, Seuphor practiced his own amateur photography.
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