Losing at the Horse Races, Auteuil, Paris

Bill Brandt (British (born Germany), Hamburg 1904–1983 London)
ca. 1932
Gelatin silver print
22.6 x 17.4 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1994
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in blue pencil, on print, verso, TL: "8,5 lr. [crossed out in red pencil]"; inscribed in blue ink, on print, verso, TC: "+"; inscribed in red pencil, on print, verso, TR and L: "7 [encircled]/gurg[...] B.W 16,5 cm breit"; inscribed in black ink, on print, verso, C and B: "Photo. Bill Brandt. [in a box]/Bill Brandt/2, Rue des Marronniers/Paris 16. [underlined]; inscribed in red pencil, on print, verso, BR: "20997 [partially erased]"; inscribed in pencil, on print, verso, BR: "M/Plev [partially erased]"
From Noya Brandt (artist's widow) to Edwynn Houk, 1994.

Brandt, Bill. Shadow of Light: Photographs by Bill Brandt. 1st American ed. New York: De Capo Press, 1977. no. 65.

Mellor, David. Bill Brandt: Behind the Camera, Photographs 1928–1983. New York: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985. p. 7.

Jay, Bill, and Nigel Warburton. Brandt: The Photography of Bill Brandt. London: Thames and Hudson, 1999. p. 25.

Hermanson Meister, Sarah. Bill Brandt: Shadow & Light. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2013. p. 34.

One other vintage print is known. [Houk Friedman, exculsive agent of the artist's estate]