Jacques Henri Lartigue (Lartigue Jacques Henri)( French photographer and painter.)
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Biography Jacques Henri Lartigue (Lartigue Jacques Henri)
Many of his best photographs Lartigue made an early age. He described her childhood as 'a fantastic time', is particularly exciting because of the appearance of automobiles and airplanes. And both are often captured in photographs Lartigue as part of the fun and comfortable life of his family and friends. Favorite subjects of the pictures were views of Paris boulevards, especially with the 'pretty women, eccentric, elegant, in carriages pulled by horses, or in the beautiful shiny car'.
Lartigue was born in Courbevoie, near Paris, June 13, 1894. In 1901 his father gave him a bulky camera on a wooden tripod. Later, he received a manual camera, which could make nepostanovochnye almost reportage photographs. In black and white, Lartigue was doing and the first color photographs, which are now recognized as one of the best 'avtohromnyh' photos of his time.
Lartigue never formally studied, and in 1915 he entered the studio of Jean-Paul Laurent at the Academy Julian in Paris. Since the thirties, he began to exhibit his paintings in galleries in Paris and New York. During this period, Lartigue continued to photograph, but the pictures did not attract public attention until 1963, when the Museum of Modern Art in New York exhibited a selection of photos from multiple albums Lartigue different years. Emerged in 1970 Diary of the century - a colorful description of life and work of Lartigue. Lartigue died in Nice on 12 September 1986.