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  • Provenance

    The Estate of André Kertész
    Christie's, New York, An Important Collection of André Kertész Vintage Photographs, Paris and Hungary 1919-1927, 17 April 1997, lot 201

  • Catalogue Essay

    Like the photograph offered as Lot 13, Paris (man at a pissoir, Latin Quarter), was one of 21 early prints discovered in André Kertész’s studio after his death. This group of prints, made in Paris in the 1920s and mounted for exhibition, are similar in format and presentation to those shown at his first Paris exhibition at Au Sacre du Printemps gallery in 1927.


Paris (man at a pissoir, Latin Quarter)

Gelatin silver print.
3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (7.9 x 7.9 cm)
Signed and titled 'Paris' in pencil on the vellum mount.

$40,000 - 60,000 

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