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ID: 500115484
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115484

 
Record Type: Person
Cartier-Bresson, Henri (French photographer and draftsman, 1908-2004)

Note: Cartier-Bresson is considered one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. He studied painting from 1922 to 1923 and his career as a photographer began in 1931. He used a 35mm Leica camera, and during the 1940s he worked for many international newspapers and magazines and together with Robert Capa, David "Chim" Seymour, and George Rodger, he founded the "Magnum" agency in 1947. In 1966 he left Magnum and in 1974, returned to painting and drawing. His thoeries on photography, including his belief in 'the decisive moment', are frequently cited.

Names:
Cartier-Bresson, Henri (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Cartier-Bresson, Henri ()
Henri Cartier-Bresson (V,display)
Bresson, Henri Cartier (V)
Bresson, Henri Cartier- (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
painter
draftsman
photographers

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associate of ....  Delpire, Robert  
......................  (French editor, publisher, and curator, 1926-2017) [500404215]
colleague of ....  Eisner Lehfeldt, Maria  
......................  (Italian photo editor and agent, 1909-1991, active in the United States) [500372882]
founder of ....  Magnum Photos  
..................  (French photographers' cooperative, founded 1947) [500372881]
friend of ....  Alvarez Bravo, Manuel  
................  (Mexican photographer, 1902-2002) [500028115]
influenced ....  Riboud, Marc  
....................  (French photographer, 1923-2016) [500067675]
influenced by ....  Strand, Paul  
........................  (American photographer and filmmaker, 1890-1976) [500003133]
student of ....  Lhote, AndrĂ©  
..................  (French painter, illustrator, and critic, 1885-1962) [500003416]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cartier-Bresson, Henri (I)

Biographies:
(French photographer and draftsman, 1908-2004) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French photographer, b.1908) ..... [BHA]
(French photographer, b.1908) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French, 1908-, active France, Mexico 1930s, Far East 1940s) ..... [JPGM]
(French photographer, born 1908) ..... [VP]
(French artist, 20th century) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French photographer, 1908-2004) ..... [AVERY]
(French photographer, 1908-2004) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1908-2004) ..... [GRL]
(photographers, 1908-2004)
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(French artist, 1908-2004) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Bresson, Henri Cartier ........ [BHA]
.............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Bresson, Henri Cartier- ........ [GRL]
...............................................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50080992
Cartier-Bresson, Henri ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
...............................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50080992
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
...............................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) 1987
...............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Henri Cartier-Bresson ........ [GRISC, GRL, MoMA Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.............................................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
.............................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
.............................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  CNN www home page, Aug. 4, 2004 (Henri Cartier-Bresson; b. Aug. 22, 1908; d. Aug. 2, 2004)
....................  Contemporary photographers. 2nd ed.; death date from New York Times on the Web, August 5, 2004
....................  Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson WWW site, viewed June 3, 2013: biography page (born August 22, 1908 in Chanteloup, Seine-et-Marne; died August 3, 2004 in Provence; co-founder of Magnum Photos)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50080992
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  he photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1947.
....................  Henri Cartier-Bresson, New York Times [online] (2004)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50080992
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50080992
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) 1987
....................  Szarkowski, Photographer's Eye (1966)
....................  Wikipedia (2000-) (Henri Cartier-Bresson; born August 22, 1908 in Chanteloup-en-Brie, France; died August 3, 2004 in Montjustin, France; photographer considered to be the father of photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm format, and the master of candid photography. He helped develop the street photography or life reportage style that was coined The Decisive Moment that has influenced generations of photographers who followed)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Yahoo! www home page, Aug. 4, 2004, in AP report (Henri Cartier-Bresson; d. morning of Aug. 3, 2004)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... 20th-Century Photography (1996) 96
.......... Contemporary photographers. 2nd ed.; death date from New York Times on the Web, August 5, 2004
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