Willy Ronis Man Walking along the Seine
Medium Silver print
Photo Date 1960c Print Date 1960c
Dimensions 6-1/4 x 8-5/8 in. (159 x 219 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Stamped on verso.
Willy Ronis was born in Paris in 1910. He became a full-time photographer in 1945. He joined Doisneau, Brassaï and others at the Rapho Agency. He was the first French photographer to work for LIFE Magazine, and Edward Steichen exhibited him at the Museum of Modern Art in 1953 in a show called Four French Photographers. He was also part of the Family of Man exhibit. Ronis passed away on September 12, 2009.