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Photo Booth Portraits

Photograph

Author

People cited Suzanne Muzard, ép. Cordonnier, André Breton, Paul Éluard, Max Ernst
By (photographer) non identifié

Description

A series of photo booth photographs taken circa 1929, used by André Breton to frame Magritte’s painting, I Do Not See the Woman Hidden in the Forest.

Eleven prints (some with several portraits on the same film strip). These photographs were part of the photo booth photography used by André Breton to frame Magritte’s painting, I Do Not See the Woman Hidden in the Forest, reproduced in The Surrealist Revolution, No. 12, December 15, 1929.

Pictured among others: André Breton, Max Ernst, Paul Éluard, Suzanne Muzard. [Auction catalogue, 2003]

 

Bibliography

- La Révolution surréaliste n°12, Paris, 15 décembre 1929, rep.s.p. (reproduction partielle avec un tableau de Magritte)
- Paris, Musée national d'art moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 1991, rep.p. 193 (image 6)

Creation datevers 1929
LanguagesFrench
Physical descriptionTirage argentique sur papier
Reference4232007
Breton Auction, 2003Lot 5372
Keywords, , ,
Categories1924-1930
Set[Journal] La Révolution surréaliste
Permanent linkhttps://www.andrebreton.fr/en/work/56600100638920