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Photograph - Photogravure of a sexual liaison
  • Photogravure of a sexual liaison
    Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004
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Photogravure of a sexual liaison

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    New York (printed)

  • Date:

    1997 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photogravure

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • Museum number:

    E.1151:6-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2H, shelf DR8

Physical description

Photogravure depicting two partially naked bodies, entwined in an embrace on a bed. The edges of the paper are uneven. Signed by the artist in pencil and with the number '18/60'.

Place of Origin

New York (printed)

Date

1997 (printed)

Artist/maker

Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Photogravure

Dimensions

Length: 32.7 cm sheet, Width: 26 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Photogravure of a sexual liaison between two people on a bed, from a portfolio of photogravure depicting nude figures by Henri Cartier-Bresson. New York, 1997.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Photogravure; Printing

Subjects depicted

Love; Figures; Nudes; Sex; Intimacy

Categories

Photographs; Printed pages & sheets

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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