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Rome-Naples Express

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1955

Artist:

Brassaï (Gyula Halász)
French, born Hungary (now Romania), 1899–1984

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Brassaï, (Gyula Halász)

Title

Rome-Naples Express

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1955

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper center, diagonally, in blue ink: ""Rome-Naples-express" [underlined]"; stamped verso, center, in blue ink: "BRASSAÏ / 81 Rue du Faub. - St-Jacques / PARIS - XIVe ["e" in superscript] - PORt-Royal 23-41" [in rectangle]; inscribed verso, lower center, diagonally, in red ink: "ET. 1903. z+389"; stamped verso, lower left, in black ink: "© copyright by BRASSAI / 81, Faubourg St-Jacques / PARIS - XIVe ["e" in superscript/faded] Tél. 707-23-41"; stamped verso, lower right, in black ink: "Trage de l'Auteur"; inscribed verso, lower center, in graphite: "3" [encircled]

Dimensions

Image/paper: 29.1 × 21 cm (11 1/2 × 8 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Exchange National Bank of Chicago

Reference Number

1974.371

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