Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) - Mexico, 1934

Description
Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) - Mexico, 1934
C-Print - Not signed, Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp - 1979

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film. He pioneered the genre of street photography, and viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment.

Cartier-Bresson was one of the founding members of Magnum Photos in 1947. In the 1970s he took up drawing—he had studied painting in the 1920s.

Lot details
Artist
Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004)
Title of artwork
Mexico, 1934
Technique
C-Print
Signature
Not signed, Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp
Date of print
1979
Condition
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
26×17 cm
Total dimensions
40×30×0 cm
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