Collection Artwork
Brassaï (Brassó, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary [now Romania], 1899 – 1984, Eze, near Nice, France)
Christmas Eve Mass, Les-Baux-de-Provence
printed 1954
gelatin silver print
image size: 11 5/8 x 9 in.
paper size: 11 5/8 x 9 in.
mat size: 19 x 15 3/4 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Les Baux-de-Provence, France, Europe
Stamped in black ink, verso, center: BRASSAI / 31.[?] RUE DE FAUB [smudged ink] St - JACQUES / PARIS / XIV / TELEPR. [illegible character or smudge] PORT-ROYAL 25-[?]
Stamped in red and maroon ink, verso, lower center: AGENCE RAPHO [underlined] / 8,[?] R. d'Alger - PARIS 1st - OPÉ 42 78 / Mention du nom du photographe obligatoire
Stamped in red ink, verso, lower left: NOV 23 1954 / U.S. CAMERA NO. 41
Insribed in red ink, verso, lower left: 17.5
Inscribed in blue ink, verso, center, above and below black stamp: 50. [encircled] / Mi.33.A
Inscribed in pencil, verso, upper left: 1954
Inscribed in pencil, verso, upper right: CA 324
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lines with arrows pointing leftward and upward, parallel to paper edges; encircled in center of vertical line: 1 15/16"
Encircled in center of horizontal line: 1 ½"
Inscribed in pencil, verso, upper left: 6T[?]
Inscribed in pencil, verso, additional vertical line running very near edge of paper; at left of which is an illegible inscription

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