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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | Madrid, Spain

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000

Description: gelatin silver print, signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, 1933, printed later

Condition Report: This gelatin silver print, on double-weight, semi-glossy paper, is in overall excellent condition. In raking light, several deposits of original retouching are visible under raking light. 'TR2363.5' and '5596' are written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse.The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

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Time left: 4 days 14 hours

Starting bid: $4,800 (0 bids)

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | Srinagar, Kashmir

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: large-format gelatin silver print, signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, 1948, printed later

Condition Report: This gelatin silver print, on double-weight, semi-glossy paper, is in generally excellent condition. There are a few nearly imperceptible deposits of original retouching visible under raking light in the sky area.The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

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Time left: 4 days 14 hours

Starting bid: $7,000 (0 bids)

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | Seville, Spain

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: gelatin silver print, signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, 1933, printed later

Condition Report: This gelatin silver print, on double-weight, semi-glossy paper, is in generally excellent condition. In raking light, several deposits of original retouching are visible under raking light. 'PF89445' is written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse.The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

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Time left: 4 days 14 hours

Current bid: $4,500   by A****s  (2 bids)

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Henri CARTIER-BRESSON 1908-2004 Alicante, Espagne -1933 Épreuve argentique (c. 1990)

Estimate: €6,000 - €8,000

Description: Henri CARTIER-BRESSON 1908-2004 Alicante, Espagne -1933 Épreuve argentique (c. 1990) Signée avec timbre sec de l''artiste dans la marge inférieure Tampon de la Fondation au verso Un certificat d''authenticité sera remis à l''acquéreur h: 35,50 w: 23,90 cm Provenance : Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson, Paris Christie''s Paris, 100 photographies provenant de la Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson, 11 novembre 2011, lot 28 Collection particulière, Paris Bibliographie : Henri Cartier-Bresson Photographe, Robert Delpire Éditeur, Paris, 1989, ill. 22 Peter Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson, premières photos, Éditions Arthaud, Paris, 1991, p. 133 Henri Cartier-Bresson, Un siècle moderne, Hazan - MoMA, 2010, p. 99 Commentaire : Gelatin silver print (c. 1990) ; signed with artist''s blind stamp in the lower margin; foundation stamp on verso; a certificate of authenticity from the HCB foundation will be delivered to the buyer; 13.98 x 9.41 in.

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Henri CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004) Dimanche sur les bords de Marne, Juvisy - 1938 Épreuve argentique (c. 1990)

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Description: Henri CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004) Dimanche sur les bords de Marne, Juvisy - 1938 Épreuve argentique (c. 1990) Signée dans la marge inférieure avec timbre sec de l''artiste h: 24 w: 36 cm Bibliographie : Henri Cartier-Bresson, Images à la sauvette, Verve, Paris, 1952, ill. 3. Commentaire : Gelatin silver print (c. 1990); signed in ink in the lower margin with artist''s blind stamp; 9.45 x 14.17 in.

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Henri CARTIER-BRESSON 1908-2004 Square du Vert Galant et du Pont Neuf, Ile de la Cité, Paris - 1951 Épreuve argentique (c.1990)

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Description: Henri CARTIER-BRESSON 1908-2004 Square du Vert Galant et du Pont Neuf, Ile de la Cité, Paris - 1951 Épreuve argentique (c.1990) Signée dans la marge inférieure h: 29,50 w: 44,50 cm Bibliographie : The World of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Thames & Husdon, Londres, 1968, ill. 49 Henri Cartier-Bresson Photographe, Robert Delpire Éditeur, Paris, 1989, ill. 8 Henri Cartier-Bresson. The Man, the Image and the World, Thames & Hudson, Londres, 2003, ill. 149 Commentaire : Gelatin silver print (c. 1990) ; signed in the lower margin; 11.61 x 17.52 in.

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Henri CARTIER-BRESSON 1908-2004 Le Lac des Cygnes, Théâtre Bolchoï, Moscou, Russie -1954 Épreuve argentique (c. 1990)

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Description: Henri CARTIER-BRESSON 1908-2004 Le Lac des Cygnes, Théâtre Bolchoï, Moscou, Russie -1954 Épreuve argentique (c. 1990) Signée dans la marge inférieure h: 44,50 w: 28,50 cm Commentaire : Gelatin silver print (c. 1990); signed in the lower margin; 17.52 x 11.22 in.

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | Île de la Cité, Paris

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: gelatin silver print, signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, 1952, printed later 

Condition Report: This gelatin silver print, on double-weight paper with a surface sheen, is in generally excellent condition. As is typical of Cartier-Bresson's later prints, scattered deposits of original retouching are visible in raking light. 'PF48814H' is written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse.The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

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Time left: 4 days 15 hours

Current bid: $4,800   by J****n  (2 bids)

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | Rue Mouffetard

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: gelatin silver print, signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, 1954, printed later

Condition Report: This gelatin silver print, on double-weight, semi-glossy paper, is in overall excellent condition. There are several deposits of original retouching visible under raking light, and a small diagonal crease at the upper right corner that is primarily in the margin. 'PF48810H' is written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse.The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

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Time left: 4 days 15 hours

Starting bid: $10,000 (0 bids)

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON | Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: gelatin silver print, signed in ink and blindstamped in the margin, framed, a Scheinbaum & Russek, Ltd., Santa Fe, label on the reverse, 1932, printed later

Condition Report: This gelatin silver print, on double-weight, semi-glossy paper, is in generally excellent condition. In raking light, several deposits of original retouching are visible.The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

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Time left: 4 days 15 hours

Current bid: $8,000   by J****y  (1 bid)

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004)Bob et Chim, Portrait de Robert Capa et David

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Description: Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) Bob et Chim, Portrait de Robert Capa et David Seymour, vers 1950 Épreuve argentique d''époque, cachet du photographe au verso 23,2 × 34,7 cm Provenance : Ancienne collection Roméo Martinez

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Live Auction: 7 days 11 hours

Starting bid: €3,000 (0 bids)

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (FRENCH,1908-2004) Open Air Mass At The Le Bourget Airport 1980 silver gelatin press print

Estimate: AUD450 - AUD650

Description: HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (FRENCH,1908-2004) Open Air Mass At The Le Bourget Airport 1980 silver gelatin press print "Magnum Distribution" press notes printed verso, library stamps and pencil inscriptions on verso 18.0 x 24.0cm

Condition Report: This work is in very good condition. There appears to be a significant crease visible in the lower left corner. No tears, holes or staining visible on the work. The paper has not been glued down and is only attached at the top corners. Handling marks are apparent, along with surface marks and light scratches. The paper is housed in a new, fresh looking mount, please note that the work is not framed. The opinions expressed in the condition reports are a guide only and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Prospective buyers are encouraged to inspect articles for sale at our pre-sale viewing where Leonard Joel staff are available for advice. Leonard Joel makes no guarantee of the originality of mechanical or applied components. Absence of reference to such modifications does not imply that a lot is free from modifications.

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Time left: 3 days 10 hours

Starting bid: AUD400 (0 bids)

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004),  Boulevard Diderot, Paris , 1969, tirage argentique, estampillé et signé au stylo, 35,5x24 cm

Estimate: CHF6,000 - CHF8,000

Description: Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Boulevard Diderot, Paris , 1969, tirage argentique, estampillé et signé au stylo, 35,5x24 cm

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Live Auction: 6 days 14 hours

Starting bid: CHF6,000 (0 bids)

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