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Under the Eiffel Tower

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.




André Kertész
American, born Hungary, 1894–1985

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André Kertész


Under the Eiffel Tower


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1929


Gelatin silver print


Inscribed recto, on mount, lower left, below image, in graphite: "A. Kertesz"; recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "1929"; stamped verso, on mount, upper right, in black ink: "JULIEN LEVY GALLERY, INC. / 15 EAST 57th STREET / NEW YORK CITY"; inscribed verso, on mount, upper center, in black ink: "19"; stamped verso, on mount, center, in blue ink: "André Kertész / 75 Bould Montparnasse / Paris 6e"; verso, on mount, center, in blue ink: "REPRODUCTION RÉSERVÉE / EN CAS DE[?] REPRODUCTION / SIGNATURE EST OBLIGATOIRE"; inscribed verso, on mount, center, in black ink: "Eiffelturm." verso, on mount, lower center, in graphite: "1" [encircled]


Image/paper: 16.6 × 21.7 cm (6 9/16 × 8 9/16 in.); Mount: 38.2 × 28 cm (15 1/16 × 11 1/16 in.)

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Julien Levy Collection, Special Photography Acquisition Fund

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