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Philippe Halsman

[Latvian-born American Photographer, 1906-1979]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Original works by Philippe Halsman available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
3 works online when last checked

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Jerome Robbins in Dance Studio, gelatin silver print, 1959

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Dame Edith Sitwell

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
3 photographs online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Philippe Halsman in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago

Philippe Halsman at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Marilyn Monroe, Life Magazine Cover, 1952

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)  

Magnum Photos

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable reference works  
See the "Photography Encyclopedia" entry, which is actually from The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005)

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Resource Library Magazine
Philipe Halsman: A Retrospective (Currier Gallery of Art)

Resource Library Magazine
Philipe Halsman: A Retrospective (Toledo Museum of Art)

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Alfred Hitchcock, 1963

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Philippe Halsman's Jump Book


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