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Wine grower in Champagne 1960

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 918, box T

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting an elderly wine grower in Champagne, in the north east of France. He is seated at a table with an unmarked bottle and a full champagne glass. Behind him is a bunch of flowers in a vase and two portraits; a large oval portrait of a middle-aged woman on the wall, and a rectangular portrait of a young girl on the mantlepiece.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1960 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph


Height: 39.5 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting a wine grower in Champagne. France, 1960.


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Wine; Portraits; Farmers; Vases; Flowers; Champagne; Elderly


Photographs; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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