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Major Holdings

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson, Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Pont de l'Europe, Paris, 1932
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alicante, Spain, 1932
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sale of gold in the last days of the Kuomintang, Shanghai, China, 1949
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson, Seville, Spain, 1933

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004)


One of the founding members of the Magnum photo agency, French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson influenced countless photographers to capture "the decisive moment." ICP's collection of over 250 prints is the largest holding of the photographer's work outside his foundation. The photographer and his foundation donated the majority of the work, providing a comprehensive overview of his oeuvre.

Henri Cartier-Bresson on eMuseum

The Decisive Moment DVD co-published by ICP and the HCB Foundation