Day of Paris
Kertesz, Andre. Day of Paris
New York: J.J. Augustin, 1945. Hardback quarto; first edition. 148 pp. Tan cloth with black lettering. Condition: Very Good; boards slightly faded and spotted; spine rubbed and sunned; rear hinge starting. No dust jacket. $250
Although published in 1945, these evocative black and white images of Paris were captured in the mid-1930s, shortly before Kertesz and his wife immigrated to the US. The photographs formed the basis of a solo exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1946.