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Elliott Erwitt : Personal Best, O.E.Te Neues 2006 SIGNED

Elliott Erwitt : Personal Best, O.E.Te Neues 2006 SIGNED

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Signed copy, as new and in his(her,its) box of protection of origin of a masterful book.

" My name is Elliott Erwitt and it's like that since a good many of years. " Sarcastic and soft at the same time, Elliott Erwitt is one of the major photographers of the XXth century. Son of Russian emigrants, Erwitt was born in 1928 in Paris, he spends his first years in Milan then, his parents fleeing the rise of the fascism, he returns with them to the French capital at the age of 10 and then in the United States. Very young he works in a laboratory of photographic prints and opens then a studio of portraits He gets acquainted with Robert Capa and with Edward Steichen and in 1953 will join the Magnum agency.

"Make laugh and cry, it is the supreme purpose there" he declares. Beyond the visible simplicity of its subject full of humor - the street, the beach, the ceremony - it is necessary to see the faults and the uncertainties of the reality there "(S.Ro., world Dictionary of the photography, Larousse, on 1994)

Big in folio, red cloth binding with illustrated dustjacquet, embossed titles, 448 pages and near 300 photographs in black and white. Sean Callahan's introduction in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. At the end of work, legends of photos with reproductions miniature.

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  • Countries
  • Life Scene
  • Monograph
  • Report

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State :

nearly mint

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nearly mint

Edition :

1st Edition

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Hardcover with slipcase

Size (in) :

11 x 14

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448 p.

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Price :

480.00 €

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