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Inscription

upper center verso in black ink: PONT DES ARTS, / PARIS 1932; center verso stamped in black ink: PHOTO BY / ANDRE KERTESZ / 31 UNION SQ. N.Y. C.8. / AL. 5-6492; all by later hands, in graphite: upper right verso: 886/15; upper center verso: 9/29/52; lower center verso: 1931

Provenance

Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY; purchased with donated funds from The Howard Gilman Foundation and The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation by NGA, 1996.

Exhibition History
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 29.
1999
Photographs from the Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001.
2005
André Kertész, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; International Center of Photography, New York, 2005, no. 63.
2010
André Kertész, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, 2010 - 2011, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1985
André Kertész: Of Paris and New York. Exh. cat. The Art Institute of Chicago: p. 171.
1987
André Kertész: Diary of Light 1912-1985. Millerton, 1986: pl. 53.
1990
André Kertész: Ma France. Paris, 1990: p. 187.
1993
André Kertész. Millerton, 1993: p. 51.
1994
André Kertész: Photographs from The J. Paul Getty Museum. Malibu, 1994: pl. 36.
1994
Borhan, Pierre. André Kertész: His Life and Work. Boston, 1994: p. 107.
2010
André Kertész. Exh. cat., Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; Hungarian National Museum, Budapest. Paris: Editions Hazan; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.