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[A Corner of Mondrian's Studio with Bed, Stool, Curtain, and Mirrors]

Artist:
André Kertész (American (born Hungary), Budapest 1894–1985 New York)
Date:
1926
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry Holtzman, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1225.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© The Estate of André Kertész / Higher Pictures
Not on view
This view of a corner of Piet Mondrian’s studio at 5, rue de Coulmiers is believed to be unique. Printed on carte postale paper, it was given, not mailed, by Kertész to Mondrian in 1926 along with another, more common view of the modernist painter’s studio.
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil on print, recto, lower left, below image: "A Kertész"; lower right: "Paris"
Piet Mondrian (1926), Paris; Harry Holtzman, New York

New Mexico Museum of Art. "In Camera," November 6, 1993–February 14, 1994.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 13," June 2, 1996–September 9, 1996.

La Maison Européenne de la Photographie. "The Odyssey of an Icon: Three Photographs by André Kertész," October 31, 2006–January 7, 2007.

This image is believed to be unique.
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