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Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932

Gelatin silver print, printed later
17 3/5 × 11 7/10 in
44.8 × 29.8 cm
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Phillips

From the Catalogue:
"There was a plank fence around some repairs behind the Gare [Saint] …

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From the Catalogue:
"There was a plank fence around some repairs behind the Gare [Saint] Lazare, and I was peeking through the spaces with my camera eye. This is what I saw. The space between the planks was not entirely wide enough for my lens, which is the reason the picture is cut off on the left." The …

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Signed in ink and copyright credit blindstamp in the margin.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, 1908–2004
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Upon picking up a Leica camera in the early 1930s, Henri Cartier-Bresson fell in love with the …

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Upon picking up a Leica camera in the early 1930s, Henri Cartier-Bresson fell in love with the spontaneity of photography and went on to pioneer photojournalism. MoMA credits his “uncanny ability to capture life on the run” with helping to define the creative potential of modern photography and lauds him as “the …

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About the work
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Phillips

From the Catalogue:
"There was a plank fence around some repairs behind the Gare [Saint] …

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From the Catalogue:
"There was a plank fence around some repairs behind the Gare [Saint] Lazare, and I was peeking through the spaces with my camera eye. This is what I saw. The space between the planks was not entirely wide enough for my lens, which is the reason the picture is cut off on the left." The …

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Signature
Signed in ink and copyright credit blindstamp in the margin.
Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, 1908–2004
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Upon picking up a Leica camera in the early 1930s, Henri Cartier-Bresson fell in love with the …

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Upon picking up a Leica camera in the early 1930s, Henri Cartier-Bresson fell in love with the spontaneity of photography and went on to pioneer photojournalism. MoMA credits his “uncanny ability to capture life on the run” with helping to define the creative potential of modern photography and lauds him as “the …

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Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932

Gelatin silver print, printed later
17 3/5 × 11 7/10 in
44.8 × 29.8 cm
Bidding closed
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