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    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (French, 1908-2004)
    Henri Matisse in Vence, 1944
    Gelatin silver, printed no later than 1974
    9-3/8 x 14-1/8 inches (23.8 x 35.9 cm)
    Signed in ink on the recto. All original exhibition paperwork and labels are included with this lot.

    PROVENANCE:
    Carlton Gallery, New York, 1974;
    Private Collection (acquired from the above 1974).

    EXHIBITION:
    Carlton Gallery, New York, Henri Cartier-Bresson Photographs, February 5- March 9th, 1974, No. 7.

    LITERATURE:
    Y. Bonnefoy, Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer, London, 1980, p. 126.; J. Lacouture et al., In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers, New York & London, 1989, pp. 372-73.; P. Arbaizar, J. Clair, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, the Image & the World, London, 2003, pl. 200.; Henri Cartier-Bresson Scrap Book 1932-1946, London, 2006, p.68.; P. Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century, New York, 2010, p. 226.




    Condition Report*:

    Unmounted; overall paper size of 11-3/4 x 15-3/4 inches; half-moon crimp, four inches down and in from top right corner, with no loss to surface; this lot is in very good condition. 

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    November, 2012
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