Couple Amoureux, Rue Croulebarbe, Quartier Italie
Gyula (Halasz) Brassaï
Couple Amoureux, Quartier Italie
Brassaï (Gyula Halász) (Hungarian, 1899-1984): Couple Amoureux, Rue Croulebarbe, Quartier Italie; c. 1931. Photograph. Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY, USA. Image: © Edwynn Houk Gallery. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.

'“... Whatever I see and feel about people the camera sees" ... He talked of "a time, a place, a moment when a certain picture is possible and how if one fails then, one can no longer return to recapture it.

... Brassai’s photographs of Paris’ city streets and life have been hugely popular, and he was named the “eye of Paris" by his writer friend Henry Miller. Brassai is also famous for his portraits of other artists, among the most famous of them are portraits of Dali, Picasso, and Matisse.’ (Michael Hoppen Gallery, London)

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