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Inscription

upper right verso in graphite: Page 93; center right verso in graphite: 22/30; center verso in graphite: Brassai; lower center verso in black ink: Fille de joie Quartier Italie / 1932 / p. 333; lower right verso: artist copyright stamp

Provenance

The artist, bequeathed to his wife, Gilberte, Paris France; gift to 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. 41.
2000
L'École de Paris 1904-1929, la part de l'Autre, Musée d'Art de la Ville de Paris, 2000-2001, no. 163, as Belle de nuit, Paris.
Bibliography
1976
Brassaï. The Secret Paris of the 30s. New York, 1976: n.p.
1993
Brassaï: The Eye of Paris. Exh. cat. Edwynn Houk Gallery. New York, 1993: no. 33.
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. 41.
2000
L'École de Paris 1904-1929, la part de l'Autre. Exh. cat. Musée d'Art de la Ville de Paris, 2000-2001, no. 163, as Belle de nuit, Paris.