William Vandivert (1912-1989)/LIFE/SHAEF - German Officer Helps Red Cross Worker Across Elbe River, 1945

Description
William Vandivert (1912-1989)/LIFE/SHAEF - German Officer Helps Red Cross Worker Across Elbe River, 1945
Gelatin-silver print - Credit snipe - 1945

Size/Media: 8" x 5" Semi-gloss fiber silver gelatin
Dates: (Shot 1945/Printed 1945) w/SHAEF stamp, snipe, date stamp and notations on verso.
Condition: Large horizontal crease running across center of image, with dings and creases and light surface residue throughout. Crop marks in the margins. Light waviness to the edges of the paper. Corner bends/creases. (Please see scans for further information).

Vintage shot of a German officer helping a Red Cross worker across a precarious bridge over the Elbe River in 1945 by William Vandivert.
Vandivert was a founding member of the Magnum photo agency in 1947, and went on to have his work published in LIFE and Fortune magazines, among others. His work is held in museum and institutional collections, including the International Center of Photography and the National Portrait Gallery.

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Lot details
Artist
William Vandivert (1912-1989)/LIFE/SHAEF
Title of artwork
German Officer Helps Red Cross Worker Across Elbe River, 1945
Technique
Gelatin-silver print
Signature
Credit snipe
Date of print
1945
Condition
Good
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
5.25×4.75 in
Total dimensions
8×5×0 in
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