André Kertész
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André Kertész by AndrГ© KertГ©sz

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Published by Aperture Foundation in New York .
Written in English


  • Kertész, André,
  • Photography, Artistic

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-94).

Statementwith an essay by Carole Kismaric.
SeriesAperture masters of photography
ContributionsKismaric, Carole, 1942-
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22479109M
ISBN 100893817406

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