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Exhibition - The Man, the Image, the World. A Retrospective
Henri Cartier-Bresson
This collection of work provides the ultimate retrospective look at a lifetime’s achievement. It includes the first photographs taken by Henri Cartier-Bresson, some of which have never been published, rarely seen work from all periods of his life, and a generous selection of classic photographs that have become icons of the medium.

Reference books:
De qui s’agit-il ?, Gallimard / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 2003.
The Man, The Image & The World. A Retrospective, Thames & Hudson, 2003.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

265 black & white modern prints, matted and framed:
200 frames: 46,5 x 57 cm / 65 frames:...

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1947

INDIA. Rajasthan. Purana Ghat Palace. 1947.
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INDIA. Tamil Nadu. Tiruvannamalai. 1950. An old man endowed with...
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INDIA. Rajasthan. Jaipur. 1948. The Maharadjah of Baria arrives...
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INDIA. Gujarat. Baroda (Vadodara). 1948. An elephant fight during...
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INDIA. Punjab. Kurukshetra. A refugee camp for 300.000 people....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1947

BURMA. Yangon (Rangoon). 1948. At the Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Burmese...
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INDIA. Maharashtra. Bombay. 1947. An astrologer's shop in the...
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INDIA. Kashmir. The Hazrat Bal. 1947.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1966

INDIA. Gujarat. Ahmedabad. 1966.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1966

INDIA. Gujarat. Ahmedabad. 1966. Women spreading out their saris...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1949

CHINA. Shanghai. 1949. Children await coolies and rickshaws to...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. A merchant and a client greet...
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CHINA. Shanghai. 1949. Lunch time.
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CHINA. Shanghai. 1949. While his naked child sleeps, a street...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. A mother huddles her baby close...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. A eunuch of the Imperial court...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. The Forbidden City in the morning...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. This impervious old man at the...
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HONG KONG. 1949. Siesta time finds an infant asleep on a counter...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. Street of antique dealers.
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CHINA. Shanghai. December 1948-January 1949.
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CHINA. Shanghai. 1949. Youngsters devour the illustrated stories...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1949

HONG KONG. 1949. The Chinese traders newspaper of Hong Kong published...
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CHINA. Jiangsu. Nankin. April 1949. With their few belongings...
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CHINA. Shanghai. December 1948 - January 1949.
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CHINA. Jiangsu. Nankin. April 1949. As the first soldiers of...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. As the morning mists clear over...
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CHINA. Beijing. December 1948. A bewildered old man searches...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1965

JAPAN. Hokkaido. Hakodate. 1965.
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CHINA. Jiangsu. Nankin. April 1949. Students post their drawings...
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CHINA. Shanghai. 1949
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CHINA. Shanghai. June 1949. Political meeting with the leaders'...
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CHINA. Shanghai. 1949. Feast celebrating the solemn entry of...
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CHINA. Shanghai. 1949. August 1 was a day given to celebrating...
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JAPAN. Mount Aso. 1965.
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JAPAN. Kyoto. Daitoku-ji Temple. 1965.
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EGYPT. Luxor. 1950. Peasants fishing in the the Nile.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1964

TURKEY. Anatolia. Kurdish village of Aligur, near Urfa. 1964....
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EGYPT. Cairo. 1950. The amateur of scarabs in an antique shop...
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TURKEY. Pergamon. The Acropolis. 1964.
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EGYPT. 1950.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1947

PAKISTAN. Lahore. 1948.
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EGYPT. Cairo. 1950. Peasant women at a Bazaar. They put whatever...
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IRAN. Georgian village of Akore. 1950.
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IRAN. Mazadaran province. 1950. In a village near Ramsar, these...
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PAKISTAN. 1950. Between Lahore and Quetta.
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PAKISTAN. Lahore. 1948. Women's camp.
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TURKEY. Istanbul. Galata. 1964.
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