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Christmas Eve Mass, Les Baux, Provence

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1945

Artist:

Brassaï (Gyula Halász)
French, born Transylvania, Hungary (now Romania), 1899–1984

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Artist

Brassaï, (Gyula Halász)

Title

Christmas Eve Mass, Les Baux, Provence

Origin

France

Date

Made 1945

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper center, in graphite: "Provence [underlined] / Nesse [?] de noï [?]"; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in blue and red ink: "© copyright by BRASSAÏ / 81, Faubourg St-Jacques / PARIS XIVe ["e" in superscript] Tél. 707-23-41 [stamped in blue ink] / Mi. 33-A. [inscribed in red ink] / BRASSAÏ / 81, RUE DU FAUBg ["g" in superscript] St ["t" in superscript] JACQUES / PARIS-XIVe ["e" in superscript] PORT-ROYAL 23-41 [stamped in blue ink/in rectangle]"; stamped verso, lower right, in black ink: "© copyright by BRASSAÏ / 81, Faubourg St-Jacques / PARIS XIVe ["e" in superscript] Tél. 707-23-41 [stamped over] from RAPHO GUILMETTE PICTURES / 59 EAST 54th STREET / NEW YORK 22, N.Y. / PLaza 5-0712 [stamped in black ink/faded/crossed out in graphite]"; stamped verso, lower center, in black ink: "Trage de l'Auteur"; inscribed verso, lower center, in graphite: "1" [encircled]

Dimensions

29.5 × 22.4 cm (image/paper)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Exchange National Bank of Chicago

Reference Number

1974.374

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