sichouritsu: Classic Photography by Philippe Halsman

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Classic Photography by Philippe Halsman

Philippe Halsman was a Latvian-born American portrait photographer. Born to a Jewish family of Morduch (Max) Halsman, a dentist, and Ita Grintuch, a grammar school principal, in Riga, Halsman studied electrical engineering in Dresden.In September 1928, Halsman went on a hiking tour in the Austrian Alps with his father, Morduch. During this tour, Morduch died from severe head injuries. The

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