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Robert Doisneau 1912-1994 by Jean-Claude Gautrand

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Regular price R 235.00

Robert Doisneau, a celebrated French photographer, was born in 1912 and became renowned for his iconic images capturing the charm and spontaneity of everyday life in Paris. Best known for his masterful street photography, Doisneau's work often depicted the poetic moments of ordinary people, reflecting a deep affection for the city and its inhabitants. His most famous photograph, "The Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville," encapsulates the romantic and timeless quality that defines much of his portfolio. Beyond the romantic scenes, Doisneau's lens also documented the working class, street vendors, and the diverse tapestry of post-war Paris. With a career spanning several decades, Doisneau's legacy endures as a visual chronicler of the human experience, capturing the essence of a bygone era with warmth, humor, and a keen eye for the poetic in the everyday.

  • Book condition: Good
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 14.5 cm x 1.5 cm
  • Weight: 380 g
  • Paperback: 192 pages

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