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Philippe Halsman

Philippe Halsman

Photography

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Riga (Riga district, Latvia)

Biography:
Innovative photographer best known for his whimsical images of celebrities and artists, most notably Salvador Dali. He became a fashion photographer in Paris in 1928, and later immigrated to the United States in 1940, where he did numerous assignments for "Life" magazine. In 1959, he published his "Jump Series," images of prominent individuals jumping in front of the camera.

 

Philippe Halsman Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (American, 1906-1979) Albert Einstein, 1947 Gelatin silver, before 1968 Paper: 14 x 11 inches (35.6
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (American, 1906-1979) Albert Einstein, 1947 Gelatin silver, before 1968 Paper: 14 x 11 inches (35.6 ...
Lot 74020
Auction 5056
Friday, December 3, 2010
$6,572.50
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (American, 1906-1979) Marilyn Portfolio (Ten Photographs), 1952-59 Gelatin silver, 1981 10 x 12-3/4...
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (American, 1906-1979) Marilyn Portfolio (Ten Photographs), 1952-59 Gelatin silver, 1981 10 x 12-3/4 ... (Total: 11 Items)
Lot 74296
Auction 5176
Saturday, April 5, 2014
$5,937.50
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (American, 1906-1979) Dali Atomicus, 1948 Gelatin silver, printed circa 1970 14-1/4 x 18-3/8 inches
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (American, 1906-1979) Dali Atomicus, 1948 Gelatin silver, printed circa 1970 14-1/4 x 18-3/8 inches ...
Lot 74236
Auction 5194
Thursday, October 16, 2014
$5,937.50
Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979) Jean Cocteau (Multiple hands), 1950 Gelatin silver, 1983 6-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches
Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979) Jean Cocteau (Multiple hands), 1950 Gelatin silver, 1983 6-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches ...
Lot 13095
Auction 191810
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
$1,187.50
Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979) Marilyn Monroe entering the closet, 1952 Gelatin silver, 1981 12-7/8 x 7-1/8 i
Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979) Marilyn Monroe entering the closet, 1952 Gelatin silver, 1981 12-7/8 x 7-1/8 i...
Lot 13023
Auction 191750
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
$750.00

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