Roman Vishniac (1897–1990) - I watched this little boy for an hour and I saw the all sadness of the world, 1943

Description
Roman Vishniac (1897–1990) - I watched this little boy for an hour and I saw the all sadness of the world, 1943
Gelatin-silver print - Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp - 1943

Artist: Roman Vishniac (1897–1990)
Title: I watched this little boy for an hour and I saw the all sadness of the world, 1943

A rare Vintage print with photographer copyright, date stamps with clippings from 1943

Condition: print in overall good condition, showing ripples and sign of handling

Recent show at the Photographer's gallery London and ICP New york

Wikipedia: was a Russian-American photographer, best known for capturing on film the culture of Jews in Central and Eastern Europe before the Holocaust. A major archive of his work was housed at the International Center of Photography until 2018, when Vishniac's daughter, donated it to The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley.
He won international acclaim for his photos of shtetlach and Jewish ghettos, celebrity portraits, and microscopic biology. His book A Vanished World, published in 1983, made him famous and is one of the most detailed pictorial documentations of Jewish culture in Eastern Europe in the 1930s.Vishniac was also remembered for his humanism and respect for life, sentiments that can be seen in all aspects of his work.

Lot details
Artist
Roman Vishniac (1897–1990)
Title of artwork
I watched this little boy for an hour and I saw the all sadness of the world, 1943
Technique
Gelatin-silver print
Signature
Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp
Date of print
1943
Condition
Good
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
17.5×15.5 cm
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