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André Kertész

André Kertész

Photography

Nationality: Hungarian

Birth Place: Budapest (Budapest county, Hungary)

Biography:
Kertész began taking photographs at the age of 12, and throughout his life, concentrated on the timeless essential qualities of day-t -day event. In 1914, he served in the Austro-Hungarian army. From 1922 to 1925, Kertész lived in Paris, selling his photographs for 25 francs in order to make a living. In 1937, he moved to New York City and began his association with "Harper's Bazaar," "Vogue," and "Colliers" magazines. His work often concentrates on abstract shapes and shadows created by ordinary objects. After a serious illness, Kertész canceled his contracts with magazines and worked as a freelance photographer until his death. Naturalized in 1944.

 

André Kertész Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Martinique, January 1, 1972 Gelatin silver, printed later 10-1/2 x 13...
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Martinique, January 1, 1972 Gelatin silver, printed later 10-1/2 x 13-3/4 inches...
Lot 74076
Auction 5220
Friday, November 13, 2015
$12,500.00
ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Chez Mondrian, 1926 Gelatin silver, printed later 13-1/2 x 10-1/2 inc...
ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Chez Mondrian, 1926 Gelatin silver, printed later 13-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches (34.3 x...
Lot 74021
Auction 5060
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
$11,950.00
ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (Hungarian-American 1894 - 1985) Chez Mondrian, 1926 Gelatin silver print, mounted 9-3/4 x 7...
ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (Hungarian-American 1894 - 1985) Chez Mondrian, 1926 Gelatin silver print, mounted 9-3/4 x 7-1/2 inches...
Lot 26043
Auction 652
Friday, May 25, 2007
$11,352.50
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Bocskay-ter, Budapest, 1914 Gelatin silver, printed later 7-3/8 x 9-3...
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Bocskay-ter, Budapest, 1914 Gelatin silver, printed later 7-3/8 x 9-3/4 inches (...
Lot 73325
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$2,250.00
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Carrefour, Blois, 1930 Gelatin silver, printed later 7-7/8 x 9-3/4 in...
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Carrefour, Blois, 1930 Gelatin silver, printed later 7-7/8 x 9-3/4 inches (20.0 ...
Lot 61691
Auction 5337
Sunday, December 10, 2017
$3,750.00

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André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Washington Square, Day, 1954 Gelatin silver, printed later 19-1/2 x 1...
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Washington Square, Day, 1954 Gelatin silver, printed later 19-1/2 x 14-1/2 inche... (1)

Auction 5376
Friday, October 12, 2018
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André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Washington Square, March 19, 1969 Gelatin silver 6-1/2 x 9-5/8 inches...
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Washington Square, March 19, 1969 Gelatin silver 6-1/2 x 9-5/8 inches (16.5 x 24... (1)

Auction 5376
Friday, October 12, 2018
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André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Manifestation Contre the Parking Ban Gelatin silver 6-1/2 x 9-3/4 inc...
André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985) Manifestation Contre the Parking Ban Gelatin silver 6-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches (16.5 x... (1)

Auction 5376
Friday, October 12, 2018
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