Unknown photographer

Fotografo sconosciuto

Unknown photographer
The young Italian actress and former Miss Italia Lucia Bosè is buttoning up her trousers on a beach. Italy, 1949
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Max Dupain (Australia, 1911-1982)

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Max Dupain (Australia, 1911-1982)
Little girl in a thunderstorm, 1949
gelatin silver photograph
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Ray K. Metzker (American, 1931–2014)

Ray K. Metzker

Ray K. Metzker (American, 1931–2014)
Untitled, Chicago, 1958
Gelatin silver print
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Martin Charles (American, 1877-1977) A

Martin Charles

Martin Charles (American, 1877-1977)
A woman poses in rippled sand dunes near Crescent City, California, June 1929
Autochrome plate
Martin Charles was the first director of the National Geographic photo lab. He was a true genius in applied chemistry to photography

John Fernhout – Ferno – (Dutch film director and cinematographer, 1913-1987)

John Fernhout

John Fernhout – Ferno – (Dutch film director and cinematographer, 1913-1987)
Eva Besnyö lying on the portraits she has made of a graphologist, (orig.: Eva Besnyö liggend tussen haar portret van een grafoloog), Berlin, 1932
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Anne-Marie von Wolff (Switzerland, 1893 – 1974)

Anne-Marie von Wolff

Anne-Marie von Wolff (Switzerland, 1893 – 1974)
From the book “Die Verwandte”, 2019
Family Photographs from 1930 to 1950
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Tranquillo Casiraghi (Sesto San Giovanni, 1903-2005)

Tranquillo Casiraghi

Tranquillo Casiraghi (Sesto San Giovanni, 1903-2005)
A Young Factory Worker c. 1955
Gelatin silver print
MoMA Collection

Ed Van der Elsken, (Dutch, 1925–1990)

Ed Van der Elsken

Ed Van der Elsken, (Dutch, 1925–1990)
Woman in Evening Clothes, Amsterdam, 1956
Gelatin silver print
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Margrethe Mather (American, 1886-1952)

Margrethe Mather

Margrethe Mather (American, 1886-1952)
A Flower, hand of Georgia O’Keeffe, 1925
“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.”
Georgia O’Keeffe

Volkmar Wentzel (German American, 1915-2006)

Volkmar Wentzel

Volkmar Wentzel (German American, 1915-2006)
Two women gaze at heavy surf while lying on boulders on the coast of Nova Scotia, December 1961
Volkmar Wentzel for National Geographic