Lot 204: LOU BERNSTEIN (1911-2005) Couple in Washington Square Park.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
LOU BERNSTEIN (1911-2005)
Couple in Washington Square Park. Silver print, the image measuring 10 3/4x9 inches (27.3x22.9 cm.), the sheet 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), with Bernstein's signature, in ink, on recto. 1960s; printed 1970s
Notes: From Lou Bernstein; to fellow photographer and student Len Bernstein, who wrote about his mentor: "He [...] taught me to have courage and honesty photographing on the street; never to hide behind the camera; always to use it to have more feeling for people and the world they represent."