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  • Provenance

    Rapho-Guillumette Pictures
    Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York
    Sotheby's, New York, Photographs from The Museum of Modern Art, 23 April 1994, lot 246
    Sotheby's, London, 14 November 2006, lot 59

  • Exhibited

    Photographs from the Museum Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 26 November 1958– 18 January 1959
    The Steichen Photography Center Reinstallation, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1967

  • Literature

    Brassaï, Camera in Paris, p. 76
    Bulfinch Press, Brassaï: The Monograph, p. 253
    Szarkowski, Brassaï, n.p.
    The Museum of Modern Art, Brassaï, p. 34


Un Fort des Halles (Market Porter, Les Halles)

Gelatin silver print, printed no later than 1953.
11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (29.8 x 23.5 cm)
'Museum of Modern Art, N.Y. Photography Department Permanent Collection' stamp, credited, titled and annotated in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse of the flush-mount.

$10,000 - 15,000 

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