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Inscription

upper center in graphite: 28.5 x 22.5/ch/l / 10 sec / cadrage / sans la / bouche; upper center: artist stamp; center verso in blue ink: Jean Genet; center verso in graphite: Fevrier 1948 / fixe 10 sec / A.787.B; center verso: artist stamp

Provenance

The artist, bequeathed to his wife, Gilberte, Paris, France; purchased with donated funds by NGA, 1998.

Exhibition History
1998
Brassaï: The Eye of Paris, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998-2000, no. 72.
Bibliography
1998
Brassaï: The Eye of Paris. Exh. cat. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998-2000: no. 74.