Chamonix. Brassaï, French.
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1946. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and annotated “inédite [unpublished]” in pencil with various stamps verso, 17.8 x 23.4cm. Slight crinkles and scuffs, minor wear to corners.

Stamps include “Brassaï. 81, rue du Faubourg St Jacques, Paris XIVe. Téléph.:.Port-royal 23-H” and “Societé de Documentation et…L’image. 162, rue Ordener, 162. Mon. 37-59. Paris-18e.”

The 2012 exhibition catalogue, Brassaï, Photographer: His encounter with Matisse, states that in 1946, “Inspired by the high mountains, he [Brassaï] took long trips every year to the Chamonix [south-eastern France], which reminded him of the peaks of his childhood in Transylvania.” Ref: Matisse Museum (Nice).

Item #CL191-52

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  other currencies

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