Brassaï (Gyula Halász) - NUDE - image-1

Lot 29 Dα

Brassaï (Gyula Halász) - NUDE

Auction 931 - overview Cologne
05.12.2008, 00:00 - Photography
Estimate: 6.000 € - 8.000 €
Result: 8.160 € (incl. premium)

Vintage gelatin silver print, glossy. 17.8 x 21.5 cm. The verso with two photographer's stamps, the stamp 'ART ET PHOTOGRAPHIE,' this inscribed no 5, and two stamps of the 'RAPHO' agency. Inscribed with blue ballpoint pen by an undknown hand. - The print with insignifcant creases. The verso inscription pressing weakly through in the upper composition. In a mat and framed under glass.

This image was reproduced in the first issue of the magazine „Minotaure“ in 1933. It served as title illustration for the articale „Variété du corps humain“ by Maurice Raynal.


Minotaure, Revue Artistique et littéraire, Nr. 1, Paris 1933, with ill. p. 41; Jean-Claude Gautrand, Brassaï 1899-1984, Cologne 2004, with ill. p. 30