A Night in London

Man sleeping in a coffin - East End Crypt Shelter

Bill Brandt

Man sleeping in a coffin - East End Crypt Shelter

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

19.7 x 24.1 cms (7.74 x 9.47 ins)

1940

HC 11491

Provenance

The Estate of Bill Brandt
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Literature

Paul Delaney, Bill Brandt. A Life, 2004 (variant crop illustrated full page p.162, titled "Asleep in a Sacrophagus, Christ Church, Spitalfields, 1940"
Bill Jay and Nigel Warburton, Brandt: The Photography of Bill Brandt, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1999 (variant vertical crop illustrated p.134)
Mark Haworth-Booth (intro.) and David Mellor (essay), Bill Brandt. Behind the Camera. Photographs 1928-1983, Aperture/Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985 (variant crop illustrated p.36)
Bill Brandt. Shadow of Light. A Collection of Photographs from 1931 to the Present, with an introduction by Cyril Connolly and notes by Marjorie Beckett, 1966 (illustrated p.58)

Titled and dated, in pencil, on verso.
Photographer's "Photo Bill Brandt" stamp on verso.
Autumn 1940


Copyright The Bill Brandt Archive, London / Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York / Zürich. 2018

British Photography / The Hyman Collection

Bill Brandt

Man sleeping in a coffin - East End Crypt Shelter

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

19.7 x 24.1 cms (7.74 x 9.47 ins)

1940

HC 11491

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