Windmill, Greece 1952 by Ernst Haas, is a 14” x 11” gelatin silver print of a windmill in Greece with 2 children playing in the sun alongside the ocean for an endless summer feeling. The artist's copyright stamp (Ernst Haas Studio) is on verso authenticated by the estate with the photographer’s son signature on back of photo.
Printed: 1992 by Printer Chuck Kelton (also annotated on verso). Sheet size: 14" x 11" | Image size: 10" x 10"
Ernst Haas (1921–1986) is an acclaimed photographer of the 20th century and considered one of the pioneers of color photography. Haas moved to the United States in 1951 and began experimenting with Kodachrome color film. He soon became the premier color photographer of the 1950s. In 1953 LIFE magazine published his groundbreaking 24-page color photo essay on New York City. In 1962 a retrospective of his work was the first color photography exhibition held at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Haas is the author of four books: The Creation (1971), In America (1975), In Germany (1976), and Himalayan Pilgrimage (1978). Ernst Haas received the Hasselblad award in 1986, the year of his death. His work continues to be the subject of museum exhibitions and publications such as Ernst Haas, Color Photography (1989), Ernst Haas in Black and White (1992), Color Correction (2011), and Ernst Haas: New York in Color, 1952-1962 (2020). 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the acclaimed photographer.
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