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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.371
People
Henri Cartier-Bresson, French (Chanteloup, France 1908 - 2004 France)
Title
Henri Matisse, Vence, France
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1944
Places
Creation Place: Europe, France, Vence
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/285000
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet: 30.5 x 40.3 cm (12 x 15 7/8 in.)
image: 24 x 35.7 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: yes: recto, b.r. in black ink: Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • inscription: recto, b.r. below image, black ink, signed, in artist's hand: Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • inscription: verso, graphite: 137/300
Provenance
Christie's (New York), New York, New York, sold to Seiden & de Cuevas Inc., 1980. For long term loan at the Fogg Art Museum.
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, NY, purchased from Christie's, New York, 1980. Purchased for long term loan to the Fogg Art Museum from 1980 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Copyright
© Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos
Object Number
P1982.371
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 1), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/13/2008 - 10/19/2008

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) #2: CB30 Photography and Society & HAA172w American Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/09/2009 - 01/10/2010

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