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Cartier-Bresson et la Geometrie
Typed text segments affixed to paper recto and verso, with illustrations in ink by Tabard and mounted photograph on recto
38 x 28 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
19th - 21st Century Photography, 3 June 2015, Lot: 4366
A rare original document by Tabard which was shown at the Chicago exhibtion 1948. Tabard constructs and discusses a photograph by Cartier-Bresson ("Mariage à Joinville-le-Pont, France", 1938) showing the geometric structure of his photographs. Tabard argues that they are not only humanitarian documents but also geometric constructions. – Slight traces of use, otherwise in good condition. With: A later gelatin silver print of Henri Cartier-Bresson's "Mariage à Joinville-le-Pont, France" (1938) with Tabard's stamp on the verso and several newspaper articles on the subject of Tabard linking art and geometry.