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Inscription

on verso, by unknown hand, upper left in blue pencil: Chess players & others in / pavilion at a Riverside resort; stamped, upper center, in blue ink: PLEASE CREDIT / HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (Magnum) / Magnum Photos Inc. / 17 East 64th Street / New York 21, N. Y. / PHOTOS MUST NOT BE ALTERED BY TRIMMING; stamped, perpendicular, left center, in red ink: USED IN LIFE JAN 31 1955; additional stamps from LIFE Magazine and other editorial and archival marks by unknown hand

Provenance

(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT, purchased 2002; gift to NGA, 2012.

Bibliography
1955
Cartier-Bresson, Henri. “The People of Russia, Part Two: Travel in the U.S.S.R.” Life (31/01/1955): 84.