Auction 1077, Photography, 02.12.2016, 15:00, Cologne Lot 61

Brassaï (Gyula Halász), Le Roi Soleil (from the series: Graffiti - Images Primitives)

 Brassaï (Gyula Halász), Le Roi Soleil (from the series: Graffiti - Images Primitives), 1950s, Auction 1077 Photography, Lot 61

Brassaï (Gyula Halász)

Brasov/Transylvania 1899 - 1984 Nice

Le Roi Soleil (from the series: Graffiti - Images Primitives)

1950s

Gelatin silver print, printed before 1966. 40 x 29.7 cm. Signed and dated in felt tip pen lower right. Flush-mounted to fiberboard, signed and dated in felt tip pen on the reverse of the mount. - Surface with fine scratches. Matted and framed.

Provenance

Collection Hubert Berke, Cologne; private collection, Rhineland

Literature

Brassaï, Graffiti. Zwei Gespräche mit Picasso, Stuttgart 1960, pl. 101 and ill. on front cover; Centre National de la Photographie (ed.), Brassaï, Paris 1987, ill. on front cover; Brassaï, Grafitti, Paris 1993 (2002), ill. 100; Stuart Alexander (ed.), Vom Surrealismus zum Informel von Brassaï, exhib.cat. Rupertinum, Salzburg et al., Salzburg 1994, ill. 113

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