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Brassaï

Soiree de gala, Chez Maxim's, Paris, 1949

Gelatin silver print
14 1/2 × 11 in
36.8 × 27.9 cm
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This famous photograph of Chez Maxim's in Paris documents a gala attended by notable guests …

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This famous photograph of Chez Maxim's in Paris documents a gala attended by notable guests such as Aristotle Onassis, Joseph and Rose Kennedy among others.

Signed and numbered to lower edge '2/30 Brassaï'. Titled and dated to verso 'Soiree de Gala. Maxim's Paris So. 737 1949 2/30'. Stamped …

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Brassaï
French, born Hungary, 1899–1984
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Whether a couple embracing in a seedy nightclub, a prostitute flaunting herself under a …

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Whether a couple embracing in a seedy nightclub, a prostitute flaunting herself under a streetlight, or a huddle of petty criminals under an otherwise abandoned bridge, Brassaï found poetry in the derelict. “The thing that is magnificent about photography is that it can produce images that incite emotion based on the …

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This famous photograph of Chez Maxim's in Paris documents a gala attended by notable guests …

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This famous photograph of Chez Maxim's in Paris documents a gala attended by notable guests such as Aristotle Onassis, Joseph and Rose Kennedy among others.

Signed and numbered to lower edge '2/30 Brassaï'. Titled and dated to verso 'Soiree de Gala. Maxim's Paris So. 737 1949 2/30'. Stamped …

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Brassaï
French, born Hungary, 1899–1984
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Whether a couple embracing in a seedy nightclub, a prostitute flaunting herself under a …

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Whether a couple embracing in a seedy nightclub, a prostitute flaunting herself under a streetlight, or a huddle of petty criminals under an otherwise abandoned bridge, Brassaï found poetry in the derelict. “The thing that is magnificent about photography is that it can produce images that incite emotion based on the …

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Brassaï

Soiree de gala, Chez Maxim's, Paris, 1949

Gelatin silver print
14 1/2 × 11 in
36.8 × 27.9 cm
Bidding closed
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