Artist Brassaï, French, 1899-1984
  • Henri Matisse in the Studio, Villa d'Alesia, Paris
Date 1939
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 14 3/8 × 10 5/8 inches (36.5 × 27 cm)
Sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 11/16 inches (40 × 29.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number F81.65
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in black pen and ink, on sheet, lower right: Brassaï [signature is underlined]
Marks Stamp, in black, lower left, on sheet, verso: INTERDICTION DE REPRODUIRE | SANS AUTORISATION DE L'AUTEUR Tirage de l'Auteur c COPYRIGHT | BRASSAI
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil, lower left, on sheet, verso: H. MATISSE VILLA D'ALESIA Paris 14e | Dans le Studio lent by Mrs. Mary Callery 1939 | A.276 | cat 52
(Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Barr, Nancy. Picturing Paris, 1850 to the Present: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1995, p. 13.