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Fête Foraine
  • Brassaï
    born: Brasov, Hungary ; died: Nice, France ; active: France
  • Fête Foraine, 1934–1935
  • Transmutations
  • Where object was made: France
  • photoengraving, cliché-verre
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.9 x 17.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 7 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0144

Abstracted frontal view of a face/mask with pigeons in cage representing proper right eye. Facial planes are distinguished from one another through different patterning creating texture. Translucent box with text in lower right corner.