Robert Doisneau


Robert Doisneau


Nationality: French

Birth Place: Gentilly (Val-de-Marne, île-de-France, France)

Doisneau, along with Brassaï, became famous for his images of the Paris streets during the 1940s. Originally trained as a lithographer, he began his career as a professional photographer in 1934. He served in the French army in 1940, but did not entirely give up his career as a photographer, earning a little money producing postcards. In 1949, Doisneau signed a contract for "Vogue," magazine, but never had the same interest in fashion work as he did in street photography. His images are often humorous, but not with out empathy. His work remained contrast in subject and style throughout his career.


Robert Doisneau Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994) Les Enfants de la Place Hébert, 1957 Gelatin silver 11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches (29...
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994)Les Enfants de la Place Hébert, 1957Gelatin silver11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches (29.8 x...
Lot 74031
Auction 5176
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Robert Doisneau (French, 1912-1994) Printemps (girl with ball), 1947 Gelatin silver 9-1/4 x 6-3/4 inches (23.5 x 17.1
Robert Doisneau (French, 1912-1994)Printemps (girl with ball), 1947Gelatin silver9-1/4 x 6-3/4 inches (23.5 x 17.1...
Lot 46041
Auction 191623
Thursday, June 2, 2016
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994) Un Regard Oblique, 1948 Gelatin silver, printed later 13 x 14-3/4 inches (33.0 x
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994)Un Regard Oblique, 1948Gelatin silver, printed later13 x 14-3/4 inches (33.0 x ...
Lot 74013
Auction 5077
Saturday, November 19, 2011
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994) Les Frères Gelatin silver 10-3/8 x 12-1/8 inches (26.3 x 30.8 cm) Signed in i...
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994)Les Frères Gelatin silver10-3/8 x 12-1/8 inches (26.3 x 30.8 cm)Signed in ink...
Lot 74049
Auction 5176
Saturday, April 5, 2014
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994) Le Baiser Blotto, 1950 Gelatin silver, printed later 16-1/2 x 13-3/8 inches (41.9
ROBERT DOISNEAU (French, 1912-1994)Le Baiser Blotto, 1950Gelatin silver, printed later16-1/2 x 13-3/8 inches (41.9...
Lot 74021
Auction 5077
Saturday, November 19, 2011

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