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André Kertész (1894-1985), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 12 portraits
During the First World War Kertész took photographs on the front and behind the lines as a soldier. His pictures were first published in a Hungarian magazine in 1917. He moved to Paris in 1925 and worked as a freelance photographer for various German, Italian and English magazines, selling his first photographs to a German museum in 1929. Kertész moved to New York in 1936 and worked for magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue and Look. He had an exclusive contract with Conde Nast publications from 1949 until 1962, after which he published a series of photography books that made him famous worldwide.

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Noémi Ferenczi

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1926
NPG x15067


Piet Mondrian

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1926
NPG x15072


Louis Tihanyi

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1926
NPG x15074


Countess Catherine Karolyi (née Andrassy)

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1927
NPG x15068


Princess Lucien Murat

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1927
NPG x15073


André Kertész

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1927
NPG x15075


Jean Lurçat

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1928
NPG x15069


Alexander Calder

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1929
NPG x15065


Maurice Maeterlinck

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1929
NPG x15071


Édouard Branly

by André Kertész
bromide print, 25 June 1930
NPG x15064


Marie Laurencin

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1930
NPG x15070


Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1931
NPG x15066

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