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Seville, Spain, 1933

Gelatin silver print, probably printed between 1955 and 1962
9 4/5 × 14 4/5 in
24.8 × 37.5 cm
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Taken in 1933, Seville, Spain encapsulates the spontaneity and precision of …

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From the Catalogue:
Taken in 1933, Seville, Spain encapsulates the spontaneity and precision of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s best work. Although his focus was on capturing the “decisive moment,” Cartier-Bresson studied his subjects and locales extensively before making an exposure. In Spain, he spent three weeks absorbing …

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Credit, 'Henri Cartier-Bresson (Magnum), 15 West 47th Street, New York 19, N.Y.' stamps, titled and dated in an unidentified hand in pencil on the verso; typed title on a label affixed to the verso.
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:
Taken in 1933, Seville, Spain encapsulates the spontaneity and precision of …

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From the Catalogue:
Taken in 1933, Seville, Spain encapsulates the spontaneity and precision of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s best work. Although his focus was on capturing the “decisive moment,” Cartier-Bresson studied his subjects and locales extensively before making an exposure. In Spain, he spent three weeks absorbing …

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Signature
Credit, 'Henri Cartier-Bresson (Magnum), 15 West 47th Street, New York 19, N.Y.' stamps, titled and dated in an unidentified hand in pencil on the verso; typed title on a label affixed to the verso.
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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Seville, Spain, 1933

Gelatin silver print, probably printed between 1955 and 1962
9 4/5 × 14 4/5 in
24.8 × 37.5 cm
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