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Inscription

upper left verso in graphite: D7GB; upper center in black ink: tirage par Brassai l'apres le negatif original GB; upper center verso in graphite: 22 x 29 / Alberto Giacometti en 1948 / dans son atelier, rue Hippolyte Maindron / Paris 14e arrdt. / negatif perdu; center verso in blue ink: original; center verso in red ink: A.234.D; center right verso in graphite: 18/30; lower left verso: artist copyright stamp; lower right verso in graphite: 1en-3 sur [?] / avec mage de 2 / sure la cotes; lower right verso in black ink: A.234.D

Provenance

The artist, bequeathed to his wife, Gilberte, Paris, France; purchased with donated funds from the Collectors Committee 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. 71.
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. 71.