About This Artwork

Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, 1908–2004

Allees du Prado, Marseilles, 1932, printed 1940/59

Gelatin silver print
35.2 x 23.8 cm (image/paper); 45.8 x 35.5 cm (mount)
Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, upper left, in black ink: "ALLÉE DU PRADO, MARSEILLE 1932 / H. CARTIER BRESSON"

Publicity Department Photography Sundry Account, 1954.187

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Art and Photography of Paris," September 20, 2008–January 4, 2009. (David Travis)

NY, NY, The Museum of Modern Art, "Henri Cartier Bresson: The Modern Century," April 11-June 28, 2010: traveled to the Art Institute of Chicago, July 24-October 3, 2010; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, October 30, 2010-January 30, 2011; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, February 19-May 15, 2011. (Peter Galassi) (only exhibited in Chicago)

Publication History

Westerbeck, Colin and Joel Meyerowitz. 1994. "Bystander: A History of Street Photography." Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company. p. 15.

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