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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P2000.70
People
Brassaï, French (Brassó, Hungary (now Romania) 1899 - 1984 Èze, France)
Title
Le cimetière Montmartre
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Montmartre Cemetery
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1932
Places
Creation Place: Europe, France, Paris
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 28.5 x 21 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: 13666 [underlined and crossed out]
    16 [crossed out]
  • inscription: verso, upper right, graphite, French: 3) 15 ["15" circled and crossed out]
    [illegible and crossed out]
  • stamp: verso, upper center, purple ink: [copyright stamp]
  • stamp: verso, center, blue ink, French: [artist/copyright stamp]
  • stamp: verso, lower left center, purple ink: [copyright stamp]
  • inscription: verso, center, black ink: N. 308
  • inscription: verso, lower right center, black ink, French: Le Cimetière
    Montmartre
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite, in artist's hand: Brassaï [underlined]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: B-4152-II
  • inscription: verso, lower right, black ink: [illegible and crossed out]
Provenance
Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York, sold to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2000.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
P2000.70
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 1310 Surrealism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/13/2016 - 10/14/2016

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