Robert Capa, ‘Picasso’, 1948, The Halsted Gallery
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Robert Capa

Picasso, 1948

Silver gelatin
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
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Franklin
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picasso
Robert Capa
Hungarian, 1913–1954
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An unparalleled war photographer of the 20th century, Robert Capa chronicled the Spanish Civil War and cemented the visuals of WWII into the collective memory with his visceral images of the D-Day landings on Omaha Beach. His most famous photograph, Death of a Loyalist Militiaman (1936), depicts a Spanish soldier on the Córdoba front in mid-collapse from a fatal gunshot. During peaceful interludes, Capa produced portraits of leading cultural figures, including Pablo Picasso and John Steinbeck. A co-founder of Magnum Photos along with Henri Cartier-Bresson and others, Capa died when he stepped on a landmine while on assignment for Time-Life in French Indochina. He would inspire future generations of war photographers with his rule, “if your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.”

Robert Capa, ‘Picasso’, 1948, The Halsted Gallery
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About the work
Medium
Photography
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
picasso
Robert Capa
Hungarian, 1913–1954
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An unparalleled war photographer of the 20th century, Robert Capa chronicled the Spanish Civil War and cemented the visuals of WWII into the collective memory with his visceral images of the D-Day landings on Omaha Beach. His most famous photograph, Death of a Loyalist Militiaman (1936), depicts a Spanish soldier on the Córdoba front in mid-collapse from a fatal gunshot. During peaceful interludes, Capa produced portraits of leading cultural figures, including Pablo Picasso and John Steinbeck. A co-founder of Magnum Photos along with Henri Cartier-Bresson and others, Capa died when he stepped on a landmine while on assignment for Time-Life in French Indochina. He would inspire future generations of war photographers with his rule, “if your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.”

Robert Capa

Picasso, 1948

Silver gelatin
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Location
Franklin
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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