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Le Monocle, the bar. On the left is Lulude Montparnasse
(Au bar du Monocle, Montparnasse, Paris)
(c. 1932); printed (c. 1979)
from The secret of Paris in the 30s series 1931–35

gelatin silver photograph
27.7 × 22.7 cm (image) 30.0 × 23.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen l.r.: Brassaï (underlined)
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: Au bar du Monocle. / Montparnasse. PaRis / vers 1932
artist stamp in ink on reverse l.l. © COPYRIGHT / BRASSAï
stamped in ink on reverse l.c.: Tirage de l'Auteur
inscribed in pencil (diagonally) on reverse l.r.: Page 162 / PP. Y25 o (encircled o)
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1980
Gallery location
Not on display