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ID: 500000126
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500000126

 
Record Type: Person
Henri, Florence (Swiss photographer and painter, 1893-1982)

Note: She was Swiss, but born in New York of a French father and German mother. She spent her childhood in Paris, Vienna, and the Isle of Wight. She came into contact with the Futurists in Rome, and in Berlin she studied the piano with Egon Petri. In 1927 Henri studied painting and photography under László Moholy-Nagy at the Bauhaus, (Dessau, Germany). In 1928 Henri moved to Paris where she established a studio where she practiced advertising and portrait photography. She also taught photography in Paris until 1963, when she abandoned photography for painting.

Names:
Henri, Florence (preferred,V,index,LC)
Florence Henri (V,display)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)
American
German
French
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
painter
teacher

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Compiègne (Hauts-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1927  Dessau (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1928-1963  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   1963-1982  France (Europe) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Moholy-Nagy, László  at the Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany in 1927
..................  (Hungarian-born American photographer, filmmaker, and painter, 1895-1946) [500004274]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Henri, Florence (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss photographer and painter, 1893-1982) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French photographer, painter, 1893-1982) ..... [BHA]
(Swiss and American photographer, painter and teacher; born New York (City) (New York, United States), 1893; died Compiègne (France), 1982) ..... [CCA]
(French painter 1893-1982) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American, 1895-1982, active France and Germany) ..... [JPGM]
(French artist, 20th cent.) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, born 1895) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Swiss photographer, 1893-1982) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1893-1982) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Swiss artist, born America. 1893-1982) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Florence Henri ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Henri, Florence ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79095620
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Coke, Avant Garde Photography in Germany (1982) 31-32, 49
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Florence Henri, 70 Photographies, 1928-1938 (1981)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79095620
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79095620
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Mellor, Germany: The New Photography (1978) 126-127
....................  Molderings, Florence Henri, Kunstforum International (1982)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Parry, Photography Index (1979)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 08/05/2002.
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988) 49
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