Brassaï (Gyula Halász) - Le mur de l'ancien "Bal Bullier" - image-1

Lot 58 D

Brassaï (Gyula Halász) - Le mur de l'ancien "Bal Bullier"

Auction 1003 - overview Cologne
29.11.2012, 00:00 - Photography
Estimate: 4.500 €
Result: 5.490 € (incl. premium)

Vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print. 29.1 x 22.9 cm. Signed later in felt tip pen, titled and negative number in ballpoint pen, two photographer's stamps and estate stamp on the verso. - Slight traces of usage. Matted.

This photograph shows the walls of the building adjacent to one of the most famous Parisian dance halls until its demolition after the Second World War: the Bal Bullier, which numerous artists, including Sonia Delaunay, had previously immortalised in their paintings.


Jean-Claude Gautrand, Brassaï, der Vielseitige, Köln et al. 2004, ill. p. 107