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Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004) The Alloeng Kotjok Dance in the Temple, Village of Sayan, Bali, Indonesia

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004)

The Alloeng Kotjok Dance in the Temple, Village of Sayan, Bali, Indonesia, 1949, printed later. Dedicated, signed, and dated "au Docteur Young/avec tous mes remerciements/et mon très cordial souvenir/Henri Cartier-Bresson dec. 1967" in ink on a label affixed to the mount l.r. Gelatin silver print mounted to board, image/sheet size 13 1/4 x 19 5/8 in. (33.5 x 49.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle discoloration at very edges, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Gift of the artist to Dr. Richard Young, a senior executive at the Polaroid Corporation from 1962-1982, by family descent. Dr. Young served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development, and later as President of the International Division and played a key role in the development and marketing of Polaroid's revolutionary products.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Polaroid Corporation, Richard Young, Bresson, Cartier, Culture, Henri, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photography, Photography in China, Visual arts, Indonesia, Sayan

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