BRASSAÏ. With an introductory essay by Lawrence Durrell.

(New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1968).

FIRST EDITION AND A FINE COPY OF THIS BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED COLLECTION, featuring Brassaï's unforgettable scenes of Paris. "There are portraits of famous artists and of unknown workmen and cocottes, a selection of his famous series on the streets of Paris by night, and his sensitive renderings of wall graffiti. In all of them appears the seemingly paradoxical combination of painstaking craftsmanship and romantic sensitivity that makes his work so appealing and so moving." - Publisher.
Brassaï (pseudonym of Gyula Halász;) was a Hungarian–French photographer, sculptor, medalist, writer, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France as one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars. Item #29946

First Edition. Profusely illustrated with 61 black and white photographs by Brassai. 8vo, in the original blue cloth lettered on the spine in black, and in the original dustjacket. 80 pp. A perfect copy, as mint and pristine inside and out.

Price: $100.00