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Portrait photograph of Samuel Beckett.

Stock Code 106712

Paris, Studio Brassai, 1951

Original price $5,487.00 - Original price $5,487.00
Original price $0.00
$5,487.00
$5,487.00 - $5,487.00
Current price $5,487.00
With photographer's presentation inscription. A stunning portrait of Beckett in his absolute prime, showing his head and shoulders, leaning slightly forward and looking directly into the camera. Taken at a sitting in 1951 at which time, of course, Beckett was putting the finishing touches to Waiting for Godot. Exceedingly uncommon, especially in this size, and with the photographer's signed presentation inscription to the verso, 'Pour Louise et Stefan leur ami Brassai le 10 juin 73'.

Vintage monochrome print from the original negative, with the Brassai studio stamp to the verso, inscribed by the photographer on the verso; a little rubbing at the very edges and signs of very light creasing, annotations and some light tape support to the verso, otherwise a sharp, fresh, glossy example; 295 x 235 mm, framed and glazed 470 x 395 mm.

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