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Tirage de l'auteue, "Bijou"
  • Brassaï
    1899–1984
    born: Brasov, Hungary ; died: Nice, France ; active: France
  • Tirage de l'auteue, "Bijou", 1932
  • Where object was made: France
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 36 x 25.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0110
Description
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Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a woman in frontal view. She is seated in front of a table, upon which there is an ashtray, a saucer, and a wineglass. Her elbows are on the table and she is wearing
several large rings and beaded bracelets, and she is wearing long strands of pearls around her neck, some of which are wrapped around her proper right wrist and her fingers.She is wearing a dark hat with a short brim and a flower decoration, a dark fur wrap around her shoulders, and a dark, long-sleeved sweater.