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Yeshiva Boy, New York City, Black and White Photography 1950s of Jewish Diaspora by Leonard Freed
Yeshiva Boy, New York City, Black and White Photography 1950s of Jewish Diaspora by Leonard Freed
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Yeshiva Boy, New York City, Black and White Photography 1950s of Jewish Diaspora by Leonard Freed

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Yeshiva Boy, New York City, 1954 is a black-and-white portrait of a young boy at a yeshiva in New York City. This gelatin silver print, 20” x 16”, is signed verso (back of photo) by the photographer.

Leonard Freed's photographic career led him to document many subjects from the 1950s-2006, including photographing the Jewish diaspora in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. Considered one of the important documentary photographers of the 20th Century, Freed remains a 21st Century master at photographic storytelling.

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Artist’s Bio:

Leonard Freed (1929-2006) was an American photographer from Brooklyn, New York. His "Black in White America" series made him known as a documentarian, a social documentary photographer. Freed worked as a freelance photographer from 1961 onwards and as a Magnum photographer Freed traveled widely abroad and, in the US, photographing African Americans (1964-65), events in Israel (1967-68, 1973), and the New York City police department (1972-79). Freed's coverage of the American civil rights movement is well-known as are his photo essays on New York, Italy, Germany, The Kate Series, among others.

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