Home > Photography
Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Texts by Lincoln Kirstein and Beaumont Newhall. New York. The Museum of Modern Art. 1947. First edition. Hardback edition. Paper-covered hardback, dust jacket. 56 pages. 41 black-and-white plates. 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 7¾"). 0.35kg. . English. Very good; general light soiling to white jacket, light chipping to head and base of spine and forecorners, two small 1cm closed tears to top edge of front jacket, one 1cm closed tear to top edge of rear jacket, shilling price sticker on front flap; no inscriptions, a very good copy in the fragile jacket.An early concise monograph on the photographic work of Henri Cartier-Bresson. The images reproduced include many of Cartier-Bresson's most significant documentary photographs, taken all over Europe, as well as his portraits of writers and artists. Lincoln Kirstein provides an essay and Beaumont Newhall discusses Cartier-Bresson's technical approach.