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A prostitute playing Russian billiards, Boulevard Rochechouart, Montmartre
(Fille de joie jouiant au billard russe, Paris)
(c. 1932-1933); printed (c. 1979)
from The secret of Paris in the 30s series 1931–35

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
39.1 × 27.9 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: Fille de joie Jouiant au billard russe PaRis / vers 1932-1933
artist stamp in purple ink on reverse l.l.: © COPYRIGHT by / BRASSAï / 81, Faubourg St-Jacques / PARIS 14eme Tél. 707.23.41
stamped in purple ink on reverse l.c.l.: INTERDICTION DE-REPRODUIRE / SANS AUTHORISATION DE L'AUT EUR / PHOTOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.c.r.: PP, 401 / page 81 o (encircled)
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse l.c.r.: Brassaï (underlined)
stamped in purple ink on reverse l.r.: Tirage de l'Auteur
Accession Number
PH190-1980
Department
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1980
Gallery location
Not on display