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A Couple at the Ball Quat'z Arts

A Couple at the Ball Quat'z Arts

1931 (printed 1950s)

Brassaï

(French, 1899-1984)

Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

Image: 28.5 x 20.9 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.144

Description

The Ball of the Four Arts, held each spring from 1892 through 1966, was attended by architecture, painting, sculpture, and printmaking students from the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. A theme was announced each year and participants were required to be in costume, although how revealing those outfits were was left up to the attendees.

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Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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