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]
16.6 x 21.7 cm (image/paper); 38.2 x 28 cm (mount)
Julien Levy Collection, Special Photography Acquisition Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Phillips, Sandra S., David Travis, and Weston J. Naef. 1985. “André Kertész: Of Paris and New York.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Metropolitan Museum of Art/Thames and Hudson. p. 170, cat. 82.
Travis, David. 2005. “Paris: Photographs from a Time that Was.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press. p. 58.
Frizot, Michel and Annie-Laure Wanaverbecq. 2010. “Andre Kertesz.” Exh. cat. Hazan/Editions du Jeu du Paume, Paris. p. 132.
Munich, “Das Lichtbild,” 1930.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Photographs from the Julien Levy Collection: Starting with Atget,” December 11, 1976–February 20, 1977; traveled to the International Center of Photography, New York, April 21-May 29, 1977; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, November 4-December 18 1977; Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 13-Ferbruary 26, 1978; Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois, March 16-April 30, 1978; and Cincinnati Art Museum, November 17-December 24, 1978. (David Travis)
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “André Kertész: Of Paris and New York,” May 10-July 14, 1985; traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, December 19, 1985-February 23, 1986. (David Travis, Sandra S Phillips, Weston J. Naef)
New York, New York, The Grolier Club, “The Eiffel Tower, a Tour de Force: Centennial Exhibition,” April 18–June 3, 1989.
New York, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “The New Vision: Photography Between the World Wars,” September 22-December 31, 1989; traveled to San Franciso Museum of Modern Art, February 28-April 22, 1990; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, May 10-July 15, 1990; Art Institute of Chicago, September 15- December 1, 1990; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, February 5-April 28, 1991; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 8-August 4, 1991.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Industrial Effects: Twentieth Century Photographs from the Permanent Collection,” July 24-October 17, 1993.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Andre Kertesz 1894-1985 A Centennial Celebration,” December 3, 1994-April 9, 1995. (David Travis)
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Brassai and Company,” January 24-May 17, 1998. (David Travis)
Paris, Musee D’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, “L’Ecole de Paris,” November 29, 2000–March 11, 2001.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Paris: Photographs from a Time that Was,” August 13–November 6, 2005. (David Travis)
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “The Other Side of Light: Shadows from the Photography Collection,” December 1, 2007–February 24, 2008. (Newell G Smith)
Paris, Jeu de Paume, “Andre Kertesz,” September 28, 2010-February 6, 2011; traveled to the Fotomuseum Wintherthur, February 25-March 22, 2011; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, June 11-September 11, 2011; Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, September 30-December 31, 2011.
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