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Ruth Orkin
Comic Book Readers, West Village, NYC

1947

$1,200

About

Blind stamp on print margin. Signed by estate, titled, dated and copyright date in pencil on artist stamp. Paper size: 11 x 14 in., Image size: 8 3/4 x 13 in. Ruth Orkin (1921 - 1985) was an American photojournalist and filmmaker. Orkin photographed many celebrities and eminent personalities amongst the likes of Einstein, Marlon Brando, Alfred Hitchcock, Doris Day, and Tennessee Williams. She travelled the world on assignments from magazines such as LIFE and Look, and her most celebrated photograph from those travels is “An American Girl in Italy” (1951). In 1952, she married fellow photographer and filmmaker Morris Engel, with whom she worked on two independent feature films. In the following decades, she taught photography in New York at the School of Visual Arts and the International Center of Photography. Orkin’s work has received many awards and been published in a number of books.

Details

  • Creator
    Ruth Orkin (1921-1985, American)
  • Creation Year
    1947
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Depth: 0.1 in. (2.54 mm)
  • More Editions & Sizes
    16 x 20 in.Price: $1,400
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  • Gallery Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 135011stDibs: LU2158322962

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