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A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was. ---->>>

Of the thousands of people, celebrated and unknown, who have sat before my camera, I am often asked who was the most difficult subject, or the easiest, or which picture is my favorite. This last question is like asking a mother which child she likes the most. ---->>>


Nationality: Latvian
Born: 05-02, 1906
Die: 06-25, 1979
Occupation: Photographer

Philippe Halsman (Latvian: Filips Halsmans; 2 May 1906 – 25 June 1979) was an American portrait photographer. He was born in Riga in the part of the Russian Empire which later became Latvia, and died in New York City.(wikipedia)