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Henri Cartier-Bresson
One of the most famous books in the history of photography, assembling Cartier-Bresson’s best work from his early years. Published in 1952 by Simon and Schuster, New York, in collaboration with Editions Verve, Paris, it was lavishly embellished with a collage cover by Henri Matisse. The book and its images have since influenced generations of photographers. Its English title has defined the notion of the famous formal peak in which all elements in the photographic frame accumulate to form the perfect image. Paired with the artist’s humanist viewpoint, Cartier-Bresson’s photography has become part...

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1938

FRANCE. The Val de Marne 'departement'. Joinville-le-Pont, near...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1932

FRANCE. Paris. Avenue du Maine. 1932.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1938

FRANCE. Sunday on the banks of the River Seine. 1938.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1932

FRANCE. Marseille. A café in Vieux-Port. 1932.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1945

FRANCE. Loir-et-Cher. 1945. A peasant wine grower of Touraine....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1951

ITALY. Basilicata. Accettura. 1951. A peasant funeral.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1951

ITALY. Basilicata. Aliano. 1951.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1933

ITALY. Tuscany. Sienna. 1933.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1933

ITALY. Salerno. 1933.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1933

ITALY. Florence. Piazza della Signoria. 1933.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1933

SPAIN. Andalucia. Seville. 1933.
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SPAIN. Valencia. 1933.
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SPAIN. Andalucia. Seville. 1933.
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SPAIN. Madrid. 1933.
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SPANISH MOROCCO. Asilah. 1933.
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SPAIN. Barcelona. Barrio Chino. 1933.
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ITALY. Lazio. Tivoli. 1933.
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SPAIN. Valencia. 1933.
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SPAIN. Castille. 1933.
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SPAIN. Andalucia. Grenada. Gypsies. 1933.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1934

MEXICO. State of Oaxaca. Tehuantepec. 1934.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1934

MEXICO. Mexico City. Prostituées. Calle Cuauhtemoctzin. 1934....
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MEXICO. Mexico City. Prostituées. Calle Cuauhtemoctzin. 1934....
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MEXICO. Mexico City. 1934.
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MEXICO. Mexico City. Calle Cuauhtemoctzin. Newspaper sellers....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1932

FRANCE. Paris. Place de l'Europe. Gare Saint Lazare. 1932.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1932

FRANCE. Marseille. The Allée du Prado. 1932.
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MEXICO. Mexico City. 1934.
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SPAIN. Madrid. 1933.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1938

FRANCE. Paris. Montmartre. The visit of Cardinal PACELLI. "The...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1937

GREAT BRITAIN. England. London. Hyde Park in the grey drizzle....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1937

GREAT BRITAIN. England. London. 12 May 1937.
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GREAT BRITAIN. London. Coronation of King George VI. 12 May 1937....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1945

GERMANY. Dessau. A transit camp was located between the American...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1946

USA. New York City. 1947. A refugees boat coming from Europe...
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USA. New Mexico. Taos. 1947. The death of a land-owner.
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Los Angeles. Pershing Square.
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USA. New York City. West Point cadets and their admiring young...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1946

USA. Massachusetts. Cape Cod. July 4th, 1947. Independence Day....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1946

USA. Louisiana. New Orleans. 1947. A Cajun family near the French...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1935

USA. New York City. Manhattan. An alley in the Cuban quarter....
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USA. NYC. Harlem. 1947. Easter Sunday.
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USA. NYC. Manhattan. 1947. Midnight on West 42nd Street.
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USA. New York City. Manhattan. Downtown. 1947.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947.
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USA. Massachusetts. Boston. 1947.
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USA. Fire in Hoboken, facing Manhattan. 1947.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1946

USA. New York City. Manhattan. Near the Hall of Records. 1947....
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