ALFRED EISENSTAEDT Signed 1933 Photograph. This superb original photograph is entitled "Premiere at La Scala, Milan ", 1933 (printed 1979), and is signed by the photographer on the front lower right "Eisenstaedt". It is also numbered on the lower left "41/50". It is in excellent condition, measures 9" x 12 ½" (image), 11" x 14" (sheet), and is matted and framed in a Plexiglas frame for a total size of 16" x 20" (there is damage to the upper right corner of the frame). Alfred Eisenstaedt became known to millions worldwide through his work for LIFE Magazine, which he joined as one of the first four staff photographers in 1935 (when it was still Project X).
His 86 covers and over 2500 assignments for LIFE have portrayed the earth-shaking events and influential people of the twentieth century, from the dignity of royalty to the elegance of movie stars, from the passion of scholars to the determination of diplomats. Eisenstaedt has received numerous awards for his work including the National Medal of the Arts; the International Understanding Award for Outstanding Achievement, the Photographic Society of America Achievement Award; and Photographer of the Year, Encyclopedia Britannica. Time magazine heralded Eisenstaedt's V-J Day. 1945, as one of the ten greatest images in the history of photojournalism.
Prestigious museums and galleries have exhibited Eisenstaedt's photographs, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the International Center of Photography (a retrospective), and the Philadelphia College of Art, among others. Eisenstaedt's photographs are in the permanent collections of numerous museums around the world, including the Royal Photographic Society.
The International Center of Photography, New York; the George Eastman House. And the National Gallery of Canada. The item "ALFRED EISENSTAEDT Signed 1933 Original Photograph Premiere at La Scala, Milan" is in sale since Thursday, April 22, 2010.
This item is in the category "Art\Art Photographs". The seller is "skf-fineart" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.