Henri Cartier-Bresson Rome, Italy (Children Playing Cowboys with Guns)
Medium Silver print
Photo Date 1951 Print Date 1970-80s
Dimensions 9-1/2 x 14 in. (241 x 356 mm)
Photo Country Italy
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Cartier-Bresson's original inscription and signature was actually cut off the photograph. The parties that owned it were apparently embarrassed about selling it. A fine original print though from the original negatives made during Cartier-Bresson's lifetime. The Cartier-Bresson foundation executive director has told me that she does not have any problems with the sale of this print. These are very reasonably priced at well below half the normal retail for a late signed print. A scarce image. See: Cartier-Bresson, Man and Machine, p.76; Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Man, the Image, and the World: A Retrospective, pl.146. © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos.
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