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Inscription

on verso, stamped, upper left in black ink with blue pencil underlining: PEIPING ESSAY 48; stamped, perpendicular, upper right in black ink: DEC 22 1948; by unknown hand, center left in graphite: Shop fronts; stamped, perpendicular, lower right in black ink: LIFE PHOTO / BY / Bresson [artist's name in graphite]; inverted, lower center in graphite: 76 / 288 / 5; stamped, perpendicular, lower left in blue ink: 28316-B [letter in blue pencil]; lower right in blue pencil: x CHINA - P&C / x ChHINESE CULTURE; lower center in graphite: PF 49170 (GD-TL-249) GDC-161

Provenance

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