1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Breitenbach, Josef, 1896-1984. Josef Breitenbach collection.

  1. Josef Breitenbach collection : portraits, figure studies, documentary views of Asia, Europe, and the United States

    241 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 14 x 11 in. or smaller.. 12 photographic prints : color ; 8 x 10 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Photographs show entertainers, composers, writers, politicians, artists, educators and some nude figure studies. Famous people depicted include Josef Albers, Emile Bernard, Bertolt Brecht, Max Ernst, Lyonel Feininger, Leonhard Frank, Wassily Kandinsky, John Steinbeck, and Sarah Vaughan. Documentary photographs of Asia show city and village life, landscapes, workers, women, children and temples in Bali, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, and Nepal. Some sites in the United States, Canada, and Europe are also featured.