Brassaï (Gyula Halász) - Photographs New York Tuesday, October 1, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gallery of Photographic Arts, Cleveland
    Swann Auction Galleries New York, 15 October 2007, lot 77

  • Literature

    Aubenas and Bajac, Brassaï: Le flâneur nocturne, pl. 104
    Bulfinch Press, Brassaï: The Monograph, p. 66
    Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Brassaï, pl. 67
    Millon and Associés, Brassaï, pl. 634
    Morris Hambourg, The New Vision: Photography Between the World Wars, pl. 40
    Szarkowski, Brassaï, p. 26
    Thames and Hudson, Brassaï: The Secret Paris of the 30's, n.p.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Please reference the beginning of the afternoon session (lot 140) for an essay on this collection.



Members of Big Albert's Gang, Place d'Italie

circa 1932
Gelatin silver print, printed 1970s.
11 3/4 x 9 in. (29.8 x 22.9 cm)
Signed in pencil, annotated 'pp 172' in ink and '81, Faubourg St-Jacques' copyright credit stamp on the verso.

$7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $11,875

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New York 30 September & 1 October 2013