Gjon Mili: «Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler»

17 Oct

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LIFE photographer Gjon Mili, one of the first photographers to use the electronic flash to capture people and things that move too fast for the naked eye, did not use a flashlight to adequately portray the man who sold Picasso, Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.

We found the terrific portrait above on this Website – and below of it a quite inspiring comment: «Je connaissais Mr Kahnweiler, mon pere était son chauffeur, il lui même arrivait de le porter sur son dos quand l’ascenseur des quai des grands augustins était en panne.» Well, those were the days…

Religious topic. Therefore comments off.