Edouard Boubat Firewood and Coal Merchant
Medium Silver print
Photo Date 1960s Print Date 1960s
Dimensions 5-3/16 x 7-3/4 in. (132 x 197 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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About This Image
Signed and inscribed "pour Henriette et Georges" on the recto at the bottom of the image.
Édouard Boubat (Sept. 13, 1923, Paris, France-June 30, 1999, Paris) was a well-known French art photographer. Boubat worked as a photo engraver before he began taking photographs in 1946. He sought to make photographs that were a celebration of life. He worked as a freelance photojournalist on contract to the magazine "Réalités" in the 1950s and 1960s and traveled widely throughout his career. His work in the collections of numerous museums and institutions around the world.