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Untitled (Hospices de Beaune, France)

about 1932
André Kertész (American (born in Hungary), 1894–1985)


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.5 x 18.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2174

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

on verso stamp: PHOTO / Andre Kertesz / 32 bis, Rue du Cotentin, Paris, - XV / Copyright by
typewritten label: PHOTOGRAPH FROM EUROPEAN HOSPITAL OF THE MIDDLE AGES in 1937
Middle ages -- with electricity
inscribed in pencil: R________mittelalter, -- aber mit Elektrisität

Provenance

1977, sold by the artist in New York to Jane Corkin, New York; 1982, sold by Jane Corkin to Patricia Corkin Kennedy, Scituate, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Patricia Kennedy to the MFA. (Accession Date: Janiuary 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia Corkin Kennedy and John Kennedy in memory of our mother Frances D. Corkin Shulman