Young Girl Dreaming (Jeune fille rêvant), Plate IX from 'Transmutations'

A female figure reclines on a divan on her side with her back toward the viewer; Beneath the divan the dark background is lined with a diamond patterning. Behind the figure are textures suggesting pillows or other textiles.
Brassaï (Gyula Halász)
1934-35, printed 1967
Suggestive of mystery, sensuality, desire, and the dark spaces of the human psyche, the young girl in this image dreams in an otherworldly space.
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.9
Wednesday, December 1, 2021