About This Image

A truly magical print with great presence. Two lovers sit huddled together above the students. Print exhibited at: Henri Cartier-Bresson. Photographies de 1930-1955, Musée des Arts Décoratifs Pavillon de Marsan, Paris, from 1955.

See: Orsenna and Mace, Henri Cartier-Bresson: City and Landscapes, (Little, Brown and Company, 2001), p.64; Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Man, the Image, and the World: A Retrospective, pl.47; Delpire, Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographe, (Delpire); Feyder, Pieyre de Mandiargues et Cartier-Bresson, Paris à vue d'oeil, Seuil, 1994, no.116; Montier, Henri Cartier-Bresson L'art sans art, (Flammarion, 1995,) p.161; Orsenna et Macé, Paysages, (Delpire, 2001), p.63; De qui s'agit-il ? Henri Cartier-Bresson, (Bibliothèque nationale de France/Gallimard, 2003), p.60); Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson Un siècle moderne, (The Museum of Modern Art/Hazan, 2010), p.147; Alex Novak, For the Love of the Image: A Selection of 110 Photographs, p.89, pl.91.

© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos.

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Schoolchildren Looking from the Top of Notre-Dame Cathedral at the Seine River, Paris
Henri Cartier-Bresson Schoolchildren Looking from the Top of Notre-Dame Cathedral at the Seine River, Paris

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Main Image

Ref.# 12628

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1953  Print Date 1955c

Dimensions 19-1/4 x 12-7/8 in. (489 x 327 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France


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