Gyula Halász, called Brassaï (Hungarian/French, 1899-1984)
Three Photographs: La Vallée de l'Isère, La Mente, and Se Guedilla à la Féria de Séville, 1937, 1947, and 1951, respectively, printed later. Each signed "Brassaï" in black ink l.r., La Mente numbered "2/40" in black ink l.l., the others numbered "3/40" in black ink l.l., La Mente titled, numbered, and signed ".2/40." in black ink on the verso, the others titled, numbered, and signed "Brassaï 3/40." in black ink on the verso, each with the photographer's copyright stamp on the verso. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes to 9 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (23.5 x 31.8 cm), one matted, all unframed. Condition: Slight rippling to sheets, crease in u.c. margin of La Vallée.
Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection. Estimate $1,500-2,500
Sheets measure 12 x 15 1/2 in. (30.5 x 39.3 cm). Minor wear to corners. Handling crimp l.r. in Se Guedilla, handling crimp u.c. of La Vallée. Ink on signature for La Vallée and Se Guedilla slightly smeared. White linen tape hinge remnants on verso u.l. and u.r. of La Vallée and La Mente. No additional issues to report.
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