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Image of Couple at the Bal des Quatre Saisons, Rue de Lappe, Paris 9697
1986.80

Artist

Brassai

Title

Couple at the Bal des Quatre Saisons, Rue de Lappe, Paris

Creation Date

1932

Century

20th century

Dimensions

11 11/16 in. x 9 5/16 in. (29.7 cm. x 23.6 cm.)

Object Type

photograph

Creation Place

Europe, French

Medium and Support

gelatin silver print

Credit Line

Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund

Copyright

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Accession Number

1986.80
Brassaï captured the dualities of Parisian nightlife in empty night-bound streets and bustling cafés and cabarets. In one series, he photographed patrons of a café sitting in a booth with a mirror behind them, uncannily reflecting another side of themselves.

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