Robert Doisneau, ‘Le petit balcon [rue de Lappe, Paris]’, 1953, Doyle
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Robert Doisneau

Le petit balcon [rue de Lappe, Paris], 1953

Gelatin silver print
9 3/8 × 13 5/8 in
23.8 × 34.6 cm
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Signed below image in black ink lower recto, titled on rear in ink.
Robert Doisneau
French, 1912–1994
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Perhaps best for his famous 1950 image of a couple kissing on the streets of Paris—Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall)—Robert Doisneau, along with Henri Cartier-Bresson, was a pioneer of photojournalism. Doisneau captured unassuming images of street life around Paris, as well as working on prestigious advertising and photojournalism campaigns. “The marvels of daily life are so exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street,” he once said. Recruited as both a soldier and photographer for the French resistance at the outbreak of the Second World War, Doisneau also produced images of France in wartime.

Robert Doisneau, ‘Le petit balcon [rue de Lappe, Paris]’, 1953, Doyle
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About the work
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Signed below image in black ink lower recto, titled on rear in ink.
Robert Doisneau
French, 1912–1994
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Perhaps best for his famous 1950 image of a couple kissing on the streets of Paris—Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall)—Robert Doisneau, along with Henri Cartier-Bresson, was a pioneer of photojournalism. Doisneau captured unassuming images of street life around Paris, as well as working on prestigious advertising and photojournalism campaigns. “The marvels of daily life are so exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street,” he once said. Recruited as both a soldier and photographer for the French resistance at the outbreak of the Second World War, Doisneau also produced images of France in wartime.

Robert Doisneau

Le petit balcon [rue de Lappe, Paris], 1953

Gelatin silver print
9 3/8 × 13 5/8 in
23.8 × 34.6 cm
Bidding closed
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