The Alloeng Kotjok dance in the temple, Village of Sajan, Bali, Indonesia, 1949 © Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos


Henri Cartier-Bresson’s work is in the collections of museums throughout the world. The following had the privilege to acquire the “Master Collection” – 385 prints chosen in 1979 by Henri Cartier-Bresson:

• Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
• De Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, United States
• University of Fine Arts, Osaka, Japan
• Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom


Museums possessing a large collection of HCB’s work 

• Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
• Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France
• Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States
• The Art Institute of Chicago, United States
• The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, United States
• International Center of Photography, New York, United States
• The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, United States
• The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, United States
• Kahitsukan Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyoto, Japan
• Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
• Stockholm Moderna Museet, Sweden