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|Company: Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.|
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, Pennsylvania 18914 USA
Contact: Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
Ref.#: 8505Price: $1,200
Medium: Silver printMount: unmountedPhoto Date: 1950sPrint Date: 1950sDimensions: 9-1/2 x 9-1/4 in. (241 x 235 mm)Photo Country: FrancePhotographer Country: Hungary
Stamped with the photographer's and his agency's (Lynx) information on the verso.
Born in 1906, Almasy was an Hungarian photojournalist who worked in Paris. After studying both medicine and political science, he started working for a journalist for a German press agency in Italy in 1928. When his employer announced he was going on a trip to Brazil, Almasy bought a Leica and went along with him, and when he returned, some of the pictures were published in the 'Berliner Illustrierte'. He traveled to countries around the world in the 1930s, before settling down in France in 1938, from where he traveled photographing for the French government. Towards the end of the war he worked for the American army, and then was an official photographer for agencies including UNICEF, UNESCO and the FAO. For years he taught photography at the French education center for journalists.Shipping and insurance costs will be added to the price and must be paid for by the buyer. Pennsylvania buyers must pay appropriate local sales tax. International clients are responsible for their VAT and other custom's oriented charges.