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ID: 500070840
 
Record Type: Person
Bischof, Werner (Swiss photographer and draftsman, 1916-1954)

Note: Bischof is considered one of the leading photojournalists of the postwar era. He became a member of the "Magnum" agency in 1949, and in 1951 was commissioned by "Life" magazine to document famine in India. He is best known for his moving pictures of children. He was killed in an accident in the Peruvian Andes in 1954.

Names:
Bischof, Werner (preferred,V,index,LC)
Werner Bishcof (V,display)
Bischof, Werner Adalbert (U)
Werner Adalbert Bischof (V)
Wener Adalbert Bischof (V)
Bischof, Wener Adalbert (V)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
photojournalist
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Zurich (Zürich canton, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Trujillo (La Libertad department, Peru) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bischof, Werner (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss photographer and draftsman, 1916-1954) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1916-1954) ..... [GRL]
(Swiss photographer, 1916-1954) ..... [Grove Art]
(Swiss photographer and draftsman, 1916-1954) ..... [ARTstor]
(Swiss photographer, 1916-1954) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Bischof, Wener Adalbert ........ [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Bischof, Werner ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP]
................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 25 June 2013
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 25 June 2013
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50014519
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50014519; accessed 25 June 2013
Bischof, Werner Adalbert ........ [ARTstor Preferred, GRL, VP]
.................................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 25 June 2013
.................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50014519
.................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50014519; accessed 25 June 2013
.................................................  UCSD
Wener Adalbert Bischof ........ [ARTstor]
.............................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-)
Werner Adalbert Bischof ........ [ARTstor, VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Werner Bishcof ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [ARTstor, BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 25 June 2013
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 25 June 2013
....................  Image (1972-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50014519; accessed 25 June 2013
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... 20th-Century Photography (1996) 59
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